Politeness; civility; urbanity; courtliness.
An act of civility or respect; an act of kindness or favor performed with politeness.
Favor or indulgence, as distinguished from right; as, a title given one by courtesy.
An act of civility, respect, or reverence, made by women, consisting of a slight depression or dropping of the body, with bending of the knees.
|Courtesy (v. i.)|
To make a respectful salutation or movement of respect; esp. (with reference to women), to bow the body slightly, with bending of the knes.
|Courtesy (v. t.)|
To treat with civility.
Gentle politeness and courtly manners
Concept in George Steiner's Real Presences
Episode of X Minus One
Courtesy in Spanish is Cortesía
Courtesy in Tagalog is Kagalangan
|Example Sentence (Quote)|
" The past is only partly irrecoverable. The clerisy should accord it at least as much courtesy as they offer to the future." - Robertson Davies