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

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

As youngsters, my mother taught her children that while we might not be the smartest people around, we could be courteous, polite and considerate of others.
Zig Ziglar

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

If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.
Francis Bacon
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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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