Definition of discourteousness in English:



  • See discourteous

    • ‘Readers can, no doubt, multiply the examples, for discourteousness appears in countless forms.’
    • ‘The university has a standard of zero-tolerance for rudeness, unprofessional behavior and discourteousness on the part of employees toward those the university serves.’
    • ‘However, the discourteousness of this e-mail really shocked me and turned me off.’
    • ‘It's up to the travel industry to take the first steps toward solving this epidemic of discourteousness.’
    • ‘This is one of the great crimes of our culture today, the discourteousness and bad language that seems almost standard in interpersonal interactions.’