Cour"te*ous [OE. cortais, corteis, cortois, rarely corteous, OF. corties, corteis, F. courtois. See Court.]
Of courtlike manners; pertaining to, or exxpressive of, courtesy; characterized by courtesy; civil; obliging; well bred; polite; affable; complaisant.
A patient and courteous bearing.
His behavior toward his people is grave and courteous.
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