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Definition of Courteous

Courteous

  1. Of courtlike manners; pertaining to, or expressive of, courtesy; characterized by courtesy; civil; obliging; well bred; polite; affable; complaisant.

Courteous Quotations

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
George Washington

A large nose is the mark of a witty, courteous, affable, generous and liberal man.
Cyrano de Bergerac

One who is kind is sympathetic and gentle with others. He is considerate of others' feelings and courteous in his behavior. He has a helpful nature. Kindness pardons others' weaknesses and faults. Kindness is extended to all - to the aged and the young, to animals, to those low of station as well as the high.
Ezra Taft Benson

Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous - not just to some people in some circumstances - but to everyone all the time.
Thomas J. Watson
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Courteous Translations

courteous in Dutch is welgemanierd, beschaafd, wellevend
courteous in Finnish is kohtelias
courteous in French is courtois, poli
courteous in Italian is educato
courteous in Latin is liberalis, comis
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