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Adjective: courteous  kur-tee-us
  1. Exhibiting courtesy and politeness
    "a courteous gesture";
    - gracious, nice
     
  2. Characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
    "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"

See also: chivalrous, courtesy, gallant, good manners, knightly, polite, respectful

Antonym: discourteous

Encyclopedia: Courteous