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  • a  showing no courtesy; rude
    a distant and at times discourteous young
  • s  lacking social graces

  • Meles: As a person, I have never been discourteous or nasty to anybody.
  • Il Duce Benito Mussolini has never been one to bow to mass opinion, nor is he above giving the retort discourteous to those who dare criticize his actions.
  • In another scene, a drug lord points a gun at Kenzie and warns that if he sees him again, he might "be discourteous.
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  • Courtesy lessons for police: %$#! no
    By Eric Heyl, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Courtesy never has proven to be an effective crime deterrent. Perhaps that’s because most crimes, by their very nature, are discourteous acts, illegal breaches of ...
    July 26, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News

  • Tony Blair in 4ni.co.uk
    The Prime Minister said: "I had been intending to dismiss him (Mr Watson) but wanted to extend to him the courtesy of speaking to him first. But to sign a round robin letter which was then leaked to the press was disloyal, discourteous and wrong."
  • Larry Brown in USA Today
    The guy wouldn't talk to me during the game, and I can't understand that - I wasn't being discourteous,Brown said. "Well, maybe I was at the end, and I suppose I'll hear about that."
  • Mark Pocan in Chicago Tribune
    It looks like evasion rather than information and it's a discourteous response to the committee,Pocan said.

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