Courteous

Definition of Courteous

Cour´te`ous   Pronunciation: k?r´t?-?s; 277
a.1.Of courtlike manners; pertaining to, or expressive of, courtesy; characterized by courtesy; civil; obliging; well bred; polite; affable; complaisant.
A patient and courteous bearing.
- Prescott.
His behavior toward his people is grave and courteous.
- Fuller.

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