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uncourtly

[uhn-kawrt-lee, -kohrt-] /ʌnˈkɔrt li, -ˈkoʊrt-/
adjective
1.
not courtly; rude.
2.
not conforming to the customs or usage of a royal court:
an uncourtly lack of respect for hereditary rank.
Origin of uncourtly
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; un-1 + courtly
Related forms
uncourtliness, noun
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