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1. courtesy

noun. ['ˈkɝːtəsi'] a courteous or respectful or considerate act.

Synonyms

  • attention
  • gallantry
  • politeness

Antonyms

  • formality
  • uncivil
  • civil
  • disrespectful

Etymology

  • curtesie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curtesie (Anglo-Norman)

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How do you pronounce courtesy?

Pronounce courtesy as ˈkərtəsi.

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Example sentences of the word courtesy


1. Noun, singular or mass
A simple courtesy invoice should be enough once you know she has bought a property you found for her.

Quotes containing the word courtesy


1. It is my goal to love everyone. I hate no one. Regardless of their race, religion, their proclivities, the desire of their heart and how they want to live their life and the decisions that they make. I can even respect people's decisions and lifestyle choices just as I hope they have the courtesy to respect my decisions and my choices.
- Kirk Cameron

2. Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.
- Bryant H. McGill

3. There will always be someone else with a different view than you. I appreciate them and would never say that they are wrong. I hope that they would give me that courtesy also.
- Melissa Etheridge

2. courtesy

noun. ['ˈkɝːtəsi'] a courteous or respectful or considerate remark.

Synonyms

  • input
  • comment

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • disrespect
  • look down on

Etymology

  • curtesie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curtesie (Anglo-Norman)

3. courtesy

noun. ['ˈkɝːtəsi'] a courteous manner.

Synonyms

  • respectfulness
  • personal manner
  • civility
  • chivalry
  • courteous
  • respect
  • good manners
  • politesse
  • urbanity
  • discourteous
  • graciousness
  • deference
  • gallantry
  • politeness
  • niceness

Antonyms

  • ungraciousness
  • impoliteness
  • courteous
  • discourtesy
  • discourteous

Etymology

  • curtesie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curtesie (Anglo-Norman)
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