#895. Discourtesy.-- N. discourtesy;ill breeding; ill manners, bad manners, ungainly manners; insuavity[obs]; uncourteousness &c.adj[obs].; rusticity, inurbanity[obs]; illiberality, incivility displacency[obs].
disrespect &c. 929; procacity[obs], impudence: barbarism, barbarity; misbehavior, brutality, blackguardism[obs], conduct unbecoming a gentleman, grossieret, brusquerie[obs]; vulgarity, &c. 851.
churlishness &c. adj.; spinosity[obs], perversity,; moroseness &c. (sullenness) 901a. sternness &c. adj.; austerity,; moodishness[obs], captiousness &c. 901; cynicism; tartness &c. adj.; acrimony, acerbity, virulence, asperity.
scowl, black looks, frown; short answer, rebuff; hard words, contumely; unparliamentary language, personality.
bear, bruin, brute, blackguard, beast; unlicked cub[obs]; frump, crosspatch[obs]; saucebox &c. 887[obs]; crooked stick; grizzly.
V. be -rude &c. adj.; insult &c. 929; treat with discourtesy; take a name in vain; make bold with, make free with; take a liberty; stare out of countenance, ogle, point at, put to the blush.
cut; turn one's back upon, turn on one's heel; give the cold shoulder; keep at a distance, keep at arm's length; look cool upon, look coldly upon, look black upon; show the door to, send away with a flea in the ear.
lose one's temper &c. (resentment) 900; sulk &c. 90la; frown, scowl, glower, pout; snap, snarl, growl.
render rude &c. ad .; brutalize, brutify[obs].
Adj. discourteous, uncourteous[obs]; uncourtly[obs]; ill-bred, ill- mannered, ill-behaved, ill-conditioned; unbred; unmannerly, unmannered; impolite, unpolite[obs]; unpolished, uncivilized, ungenteel; ungentleman- like, ungentlemanly; unladylike; blackguard; vulgar &c. 851; dedecorous[obs]; foul-mouthed foul-spoken; abusive.
uncivil, ungracious, unceremonious; cool; pert, forward, obtrusive, impudent, rude, saucy, precocious.
repulsive; uncomplaisant[obs], unaccommodating, unneighborly, ungallant; inaffable[obs]; ungentle, ungainly; rough, rugged, bluff, blunt, gruff; churlish, boorish, bearish; brutal, brusque; stern, harsh, austere; cavalier.
taint, sour, crabbed, sharp, short, trenchant, sarcastic, biting, doggish, caustic, virulent, bitter, acrimonious, venomous, contumelious; snarling &c. v.; surly, surly as a bear; perverse; grim, sullen &c. 901a; peevish &c. (irascible) 901.
untactful, impolitic, undiplomatic; artless &c. 703;
Adv. discourteously &c. adj.; with discourtesy &c. n., with a bad grace.