Civil and Discourteous


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Civil adjective – Showing consideration, courtesy, and good manners.
Usage example: please try to be civil to your ex-husband at the upcoming family wedding

Discourteous is an antonym for civil in polite topic.
Nearby Words: civility, civilised, civilization, civilly, civilian
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Discourteous adjective – Showing a lack of manners or consideration for others.
Usage example: wouldn't tolerate anything so discourteous as the interruption of another speaker during a discussion

Civil is an antonym for discourteous in rude topic.
Nearby Word: discourtesy
Antonyms for Discourteous
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people civil people discourteous people
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Discourteous and Civil. (2016). Retrieved 2021, March 05, from
Civil & Discourteous. N.p., 2016. Web. 05 Mar. 2021. <>.
Discourteous or Civil. 2016. Accessed March 05, 2021.

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