Discourteous and Polite


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

Polite is an antonym for discourteous in rude topic.

Nearby Word: discourtesy


Polite adjective - Showing consideration, courtesy, and good manners.
Usage example: it's only polite to hold the door for the person behind you

Discourteous is an antonym for polite in topics: mannerly, rude.

Nearby Words: politeness, politely
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