courteous

  • 21 courteous — Synonyms and related words: accommodating, affable, agreeable, amiable, attentive, cap in hand, ceremonious, civil, civilized, clubbable, clubbish, clubby, communicative, companionable, companionate, compatible, complaisant, congenial,… …

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  • 22 courteous — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. See courtesy. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. polite, gracious, affable, cultivated; see polite 1 . See Synonym Study at polite . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. polite, well mannered, civil, mannerly …

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  • 23 courteous — adj. RG. 385, 525 …

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  • 24 courteous — cour·te·ous || kɜːtjÉ™s adj. polite, well mannered, civil, gentlemanly, respectful …

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  • 25 courteous — [ kə:tjəs] adjective polite, respectful, and considerate. Derivatives courteously adverb courteousness noun Origin ME (meaning having manners fit for a royal court ): from OFr. corteis, based on L. cohors (see court) …

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  • 26 courteous — a. Polite, civil, affable, urbane, complaisant, gracious, courtly, ceremonious, debonair, respectful, obliging, well bred …

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  • 27 courteous — adj 1. mannerly, well mannered, polite, civil, respectful, deferential, deferent; decorous, proper, formal, Fr. comme il faut. ceremonious; tactful, diplomatic, politic; cordial, genial, affable, good humored, pleasant, sociable; pleasing,… …

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  • 28 courteous — cour·te·ous …

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  • 29 courteous — adjective Syn: polite, well mannered, civil, respectful, well behaved, gracious, obliging, considerate Ant: rude …

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  • 30 courteous — [ˈkɜːtiəs] adj polite in a formal way Ant: discourteous courteously adv …

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  • 31 courteous — cour•te•ous [[t]ˈkɜr ti əs[/t]] adj. having or showing good manners; polite • Etymology: 1225–75; ME co(u)rteis < AF (see court, ese); suffix later conformed to eous cour′te•ous•ly, adv. cour′te•ous•ness, n …

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  • 32 courteous — /ˈkɜtiəs / (say kerteeuhs) adjective having or showing good manners; polite. {Middle English curteis, from Old French, from cort court} –courteously, adverb –courteousness, noun …

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  • 33 courteous —    Olu olu, waipahē, waipehē, olu …

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  • 34 courteous — adj. polite, kind, or considerate in manner; well mannered. Derivatives: courteously adv. courteousness n. Etymology: ME f. OF corteis, curteis f. Rmc (as COURT): assim. to words in OUS …

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  • 35 courteous conduct — index courtesy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 36 polite, courteous — A polite person shows good manners toward others in his speech and actions; he is well bred and gracious. A polite individual avoids being rude as a result of training and because he is aware of the demands and requirements of civil manners. A… …

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  • 37 be courteous — index condescend (deign) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 38 quasi-courteous — adj.; quasi courteously, adv. * * * …

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  • 39 quasi-courteous — adj.; quasi courteously, adv …

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  • 40 courtesy — courteous, courtesy are pronounced with initial kert . courtesy is pronounced ker tǝsi. It is widely used attributively, qualifying nouns in the contexts of services that are (if only supposedly) provided as a courtesy to the clients or would be… …

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