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Definition 1: a courteous or respectful or considerate act - [noun denoting act]

(courtesy is a kind of ...) the act of showing regard for others

(... is a kind of courtesy ) a courteous act indicating affection

"she tried to win his heart with her many attentions"

(... is a kind of courtesy ) polite attentiveness to women

Definition 2: a courteous manner - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for courtesy in the sense of this definition

(courtesy is a kind of ...) a way of acting or behaving

(... is a kind of courtesy ) a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage

(... is a kind of courtesy ) polished courtesy; elegance of manner

(... is a kind of courtesy ) excellence of manners or social conduct

(... is a kind of courtesy ) courtesy towards women

(... is a kind of courtesy ) courteous regard for people's feelings

"in deference to your wishes" "out of respect for his privacy"

(... is a kind of courtesy ) formal or perfunctory politeness

(... are attributes of courtesy) 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"

(... are attributes of courtesy) showing no courtesy; rude

"a distant and at times discourteous young"

Definition 3: a courteous or respectful or considerate remark - [noun denoting communication]

(courtesy is a kind of ...) a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

"from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account" "we would appreciate input from our users on how we can improve our software"

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