courteous

courteous
لَطِيف \ beautiful: full of beauty. courteous: polite. dainty: pretty, neat, light, but not strong (girl, flower, cup, etc.). darling: delightful: What a darling little animal!. dear: sweet; fit to be loved: What a dear little girl!. decent: pleasant: John is a very decent fellow. delicate: tender; careful not to hurt: delicate treatment. gentle: kind; not rough; not violent: a gentle nature; a gentle push. good: pleasing: good news; a good film, kind It was good of you to help us. graceful: showing grace of movement: She has a graceful figure. He dances gracefully. gracious: polite, kind and pleasant. kind: gentle; friendly; helpful: Always be kind to children. it was kind of you to invite me. kindly: kind: a kindly old lady. lovely: pleasant: We had a lovely time. mellow: made soft, sweet or gentle by age (colours, wine, people, etc.): a mellow voice. mild: (of weather in winter) not cold or stormy; (of people) gentle and quiet in manner; (of illness) not serious; (of words and actions) gentle: a mild attack of fever; a mild punishment. nice: pleasant: a nice day (a fine day); a nice time (an enjoyable time); nice clothes (pleasing and of good quality); nice food (with a pleasant taste). obliging: helpful, in a willing way: an obliging shopkeeper. placid: calm by nature; not easily excited. pleasant: pleasing; satisfying; nice; friendly: a pleasant taste; a pleasant companion. pretty: beautiful or pleasing in a simple way: a pretty girl; a pretty dress. soft: (of winds, etc.) gentle. sweet: pleasant: a sweet smell; a sweet smile; a sweet little girl (pretty and charming). thoughtful: kind; considering the needs or feelings or other people: It was thoughtful of you to visit me in hospital \ See Also مهذب (مُهَذَّب)، ممتع (مُمْتِع)، بهيج (بَهيج)، جميل (جَمِيل)، ظريف (ظَرِيف)، خفيف (خَفيف)، جذاب (جذَّاب)، سار (سَارّ)، مراع لشعور الآخرين (مُراعٍ لِشعورِ الآخرين)‏

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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  • Courteous — Cour te*ous (k?r t? ?s; 277), a. [OE. cortais, corteis, cortois, rarely corteous, OF. corties, corteis, F. courtois. See {Court}.] Of courtlike manners; pertaining to, or expressive of, courtesy; characterized by courtesy; civil; obliging; well… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • courteous — mid 14c., earlier curteis (c.1300), from O.Fr. curteis (Mod.Fr. courtois) having courtly bearing or manners, from curt court + eis, from L. ensis. Rare before c.1500. In feudal society, also denoting a man of good education (hence the name… …   Etymology dictionary

  • courteous — index civil (polite), obeisant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • courteous — polite, *civil, courtly, gallant, chivalrous Analogous words: *gracious, affable, cordial: *suave, urbane, politic, diplomatic: considerate, *thoughtful, attentive: obliging, complaisant (see AMIABLE) Antonyms: discourteous Contrasted words: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • courteous — courteous, courtesy are pronounced with initial kert …   Modern English usage

  • courteous — [adj] gentle, mannerly affable, attentive, ceremonious, civil, civilized, complaisant, considerate, courtly, cultivated, debonair, elegant, gallant, genteel, gracious, polished, polite, refined, respectful, soft spoken, suave, thoughtful, urbane …   New thesaurus

  • courteous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ polite, respectful, and considerate. DERIVATIVES courteously adverb courteousness noun. ORIGIN Old French corteis having manners fit for a royal court …   English terms dictionary

  • courteous — [kʉrt′ē əs] adj. [ME courteis < OFr corteis < court: see COURT & EOUS] polite and gracious; considerate toward others; well mannered SYN. CIVIL courteously adv. courteousness n …   English World dictionary

  • courteous — adj. 1) courteous to, towards (she is courteous to everyone) 2) courteous to + inf. (it was courteous of him to do that) * * * [ kɜːtɪəs] towards (she is courteous to everyone) courteous to courteous to + inf. (it was courteous of him to do that) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • courteous — [[t]kɜ͟ː(r)tiəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is courteous is polite and respectful to other people. He was a kind and courteous man... My friend s reply was courteous but firm. Syn: polite Ant: rude Derived words: courteously ADV GRADED …   English dictionary

  • courteous — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ unfailingly …   Collocations dictionary

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