Definition of Courteousness

1. n. The quality of being courteous; politeness; courtesy.

Definition of Courteousness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being courteous. ¹

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Definition of Courteousness

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Literary usage of Courteousness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pedagogical Bible School: A Scientific Study of the Sunday School with by Samuel B. Haslett (1903)
"courteousness and Impoliteness. Probably every one knows what these mean in individual life without enquiring into the experiences of others. ..."

2. Eastern Proverbs and Emblems Illustrating Old Truths by James Long (1881)
"courteousness.—i PET. 3. 8. Afghan.—Be it but an onion, let it be given graciously. Sanskrit.—Complaisance empties the purse. A Cruel Man troubles his own ..."

3. Physiognomy Illustrated; Or, Nature's Revelations of Character: A by Joseph Simms (1889)
"... if built on an extreme himself, he could courteousness Small—D. Fernando VLL, a tyrant, who started the Inquisition, and was devoid of fine feelings. ..."

4. The Young Lady's Cabinet of Gems: A Choice Collection of Pieces in Poetry by Virginia De Forrest (1860)
"Oh, change! stupendous change! There lies the soulless clod; The sun eternal breaks— The new immortal wakes— Wakes with his God. courteousness. ..."

5. An Inquiry Into the Nature of Sin: In which the Views Advanced in "Two by Eleazar Thompson Fitch (1827)
"... a want of courteousness and meekness, and a supply of self- esteem and self-boasting, in language like this, which I know not well how to describe; ..."

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