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Courteous – Polite, respectful or considerate

(Pronounced kur-tee-uhs)

To remember the definition of the word courteous, use the following mnemonic:

Curtseying to us (courteous) is polite and considerate.

Curtsying to us (courteous) is polite and considerate.


Examples of courteous in a sentence

The hotel staff were friendly and courteous throughout our stay.

Although she often disagreed with me, she was always courteous.

She was always unfailingly courteous and helpful.

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