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1. courteous

adjective. ['ˈkɝːtiːəs'] exhibiting courtesy and politeness.

Synonyms

  • polite
  • gracious

Antonyms

  • irreverent
  • proud
  • incivility

Etymology

  • courteous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Courteous

  • acrimonious
  • agregious
  • amphibious
  • aqueous
  • bilious
  • brosious
  • commodious
  • contemporaneous
  • copious
  • curious
  • deleterious
  • delirious
  • devious
  • dubious
  • envious
  • erroneous
  • erroneous
  • extraneous
  • fastidious
  • felonious

How do you pronounce courteous?

Pronounce courteous as ˈkərtiəs.

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Sentences with courteous


1. Adjective
Engage employees who are courteous and are able to greet and serve your customers well.

Quotes about courteous


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

2. Always have a sense of humor about life - you'll need it - but always be courteous to boot.
- Peter Jennings

2. courteous

adjective. ['ˈkɝːtiːəs'] characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners.

Synonyms

  • respectful
  • courtesy
  • good manners
  • gallant
  • chivalrous

Antonyms

  • discourtesy
  • discourteous
  • future
  • present

Etymology

  • courteous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cort (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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