1. [ noun ] a manner that is rude and insulting
Synonyms: rudeness
Related terms: courtesy manner crust contempt abruptness incivility ungraciousness impoliteness boorishness
2. [ noun ] an expression of lack of respect
Synonyms: disrespect
Related terms: message derision derision ridicule abuse disparagement blasphemy contempt impudence disrespect
3. [ noun ] a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
Synonyms: offense offensive_activity offence
Related terms: behavior derision rebuff insult indelicacy presumption insolence hurt
Similar spelling:   discourteous