Discourteousness
Discourteous Dis*cour"te*ous (?; see {Courteous}, 277), a. [Pref. dis- + courteous: cf. OF. discortois.] Uncivil; rude; wanting in courtesy or good manners; uncourteous. -- {Dis*cour"te*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Dis*cour"te*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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