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discourteousadjective

uk   /dɪˈskɜː.ti.əs/  us   /-ˈskɝː.t̬i-/ formal
(Definition of discourteous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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discourteousadjective

 us   /dɪsˈkɜr·t̬i·əs/
not ​caring enough about other people’s ​feelings; not ​polite: I ​felt it was discourteous of him to ​leaveimmediately after his ​talk.
discourtesy
noun [C/U]  us   /dɪsˈkɜr·t̬ə·si/
[C] She was never ​guilty of the ​slightest discourtesy.
(Definition of discourteous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “discourteous”
in Korean 무례한…
in Arabic فَظّ…
in Malaysian biadap…
in French impoli…
in Chinese (Traditional) 粗魯的,粗暴的,失禮的…
in Italian scortese…
in Spanish descortés, poco formal…
in Vietnamese bất lịch sự…
in Portuguese descortês, sem educação…
in Thai ไม่สุภาพ, หยาบคาย…
in German unhöflich…
in Catalan descortès, poc atent…
in Japanese 失礼な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 粗鲁的,粗暴的,失礼的…
in Indonesian tidak sopan…
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