from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or quality of being discourteous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Incivility; discourtesy.
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Ask yourself this question, can you even imagine that kind of mannerless, undiplomatic, insulting discourteousness from Barack Obama?
Their "right" to smoke is, at the least, the height of discourteousness.
The commission found that Rumboll's administration and management was characterised by bullying, non-consultation, discourteousness, harassment and intimidation of staff and colleagues.
Minister that this was not due to any lack of respect or discourteousness on the part of the police.
_Charity suffereth long_ -- μακροθυμει -- it bears patiently with other men's defects of temper, discourteousness of behaviour, and awkwardness of manner; and is _kind_, gentle, and obliging -- χρηστευεται.
Think-tanks are all very well, but Stock Takes has noticed the tendency for discussions of economic matters online, where the lack of physical proximity encourages participants toward discourteousness, to quickly become septic rather than thoughtful.
Branca agreed; and thus the book reveals that "ever since, even as the goat endured public discourteousness for 60 years, he praised God, reciting every morning and night the "Our Father," a "Hail Mary" and a couplet of his own: "Make me worthy of your love; make my love worthy of you."