discourtesy

[ dis-kur-tuh-see ]
/ dɪsˈkɜr tə si /

noun, plural dis·cour·te·sies.

lack or breach of courtesy; incivility; rudeness.
a discourteous or impolite act.

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Origin of discourtesy

First recorded in 1545–55; dis-1 + courtesy
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British Dictionary definitions for discourtesy

discourtesy
/ (dɪsˈkɜːtɪsɪ) /

noun plural -sies

bad manners; rudeness
a rude remark or act
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