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  • n  an expression of lack of respect
  • n  a manner that is rude and insulting
  • n  a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others

  • When this apparent discourtesy to his ecclesiastical superiors became known in the archdioceses of Chicago and Philadelphia it was reported that in the future Father Coughlin .
  • But Anthony Eden, said the cardinal, "need not fear that his visitor will suffer discourtesy, let alone violence, at our hands.
  • Appalled at this public display of discourtesy, recorded by waiting newsmen, one of Dahanayake's juniors finally persuaded the minister to receive Gluck.
News & Articles

  • City Room: Walking Zombies on the Sidewalks
    Metropolitan Diary: The fine art of walking is marred by discourtesy, like sudden sidewalk stoppers and oblivious cellphone users.        
    Aug. 21, 2013 - New York Times
  • Walking Zombies on the Sidewalks
    Metropolitan Diary: The fine art of walking is marred by discourtesy, like sudden sidewalk stoppers and oblivious cellphone users.
    Aug. 21, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • Mamata Banerjee in Business Standard
    We want to cooperate with the Governor. We want talks. We will not show any discourtesy to him,Banerjee said from the dharna site here.
  • Jodi Rell in Stamford Advocate
    FERC's decision today is nothing short of a disgrace,Rell said in a statement. "It is an insult to the people of Connecticut and New York, a discourtesy to New York Governor David A. Paterson - who has been in office less than a week - and...
  • John Brumby in Sunday Times.au
    I think it would be a discourtesy to them to announce any decision in relation to treasurer until I've spoken to all of the members of the cabinet,Mr Brumby said.

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