Definition of discourteous:
frank, uncalled-for, thoughtless, curt, inconsiderate, blunt, abrupt, unpolished, impolite, brusque, unceremonious, courtesy, rough, brusk, open, unhandsome, abrasive, caddish, study at rude, plain-spoken, ungallant, bluff, short, ungracious, offensive, ill-bred, smart, blustering, unchivalrous, impudent, unmannered, unmannerly.
- discourteous (part of speech: adjective)
- insolent (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Reclaimers", Margaret Hill McCarter.
Unwritten conventions had been defied, because it was possible to defy them with impunity; and editors who had gone through many black hours because of the failure of the great man to keep his promises, and who smarted under the recollection of the discourteous refusal of advances it had been an effort to make, did not spare their arrogant enemy now that it was possible to band together against him.- "Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings", Mary F. Sandars.
But its appearance upon the journal as part of the proceedings, instead of being merely a document introduced as part of my remarks, was the result of a discourteous objection, made by a so- called " Republican" Senator, to the reading of the document by the Clerk of the Senate at my request.- "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)", Jefferson Davis.