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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

Courteous treatment will make a customer a walking advertisement.
James Cash Penney

One's appearance bespeaks dignity corresponding to the depth of his character. One's concentrated effort, serene attitude, taciturn air, courteous disposition, thoroughly polite bearing, gritted teeth with a piercing look - each of these reveals dignity. Such outward appearance, in short, comes from constant attentiveness and seriousness.
Yamamoto Tsunetomo
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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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