Courtesy in a sentence

Definition of Courtesy

Given or done as a polite gesture. | Supplied free of charge. | Alternative form of curtsey

How to use Courtesy in a Sentence?

  • The search is to be conducted with all the courtesy consistent with thoroughness.
  • I was glad to thank him for his courtesy in this matter, and for more substantial help.
  • She had a coaxing way, which his stately old-school courtesy never could resist.
  • On this particular morning, however, neighbourly courtesy could no longer keep down just wrath.
  • In Abyssinia there is nothing which could by the utmost stretch of courtesy be called a horse.
  • With scant courtesy the Iron Count begged to inform Prince Robin that his rule was at an end.
  • Where he had learnt his peculiar courtesy and helpfulness with those under his charge was less obvious.
  • It may have been one of their ways of showing a special courtesy to representatives of an allied race.
  • He appeared rather to be delighted at this courtesy shown his queen, and so the affair passed happily.
  • The courtesy of the ticket-agent, the friendliness of the conductor are the reflection of the courtesy and the friendliness of the men above him.
  • It seemed to be a matter of high courtesy with her not to perceive that the choir-boys sang out of tune or that the sermon was prosy.
  • The admirable courtesy of his manners, the tender softness of voice, robbed her of what little judgment she had.
  • This super-millionaire had all the graces of speech and courtesy of manner of the Spanish great gentleman.
  • It was difficult not to compare this friendly courtesy and readiness with Robert's coldness.
  • His manner was, or appeared to me, most fascinating; there was a mingled kindness and courtesy in it which seemed to speak benevolence itself.
  • He, too, veered toward them as he passed, and they in turn recognized the courtesy by going out of their orbits as they passed.
  • No one ever knew better how to do the honors of his house, nor could throw more graceful courtesy into the first steps of acquaintanceship.
  • The prisoners were treated with courtesy by the French officers, and comfortable meals were provided.
  • The exquisite effrontery with which she finally brought out her gray-green volume was only equalled by the forbearing courtesy with which he welcomed both it and her.
  • Butt had been a polite parliamentarian, reverencing the courtesy of debate and at heart loving the British Constitution.
  • Timon, similarly clad, was only a man of ordinary strength; but he was lithe, self-willed and shrewd, with a streak of courtesy and sympathy.
  • She came out, her veil raised, passed lightly before him, made him a sliding courtesy as she glided by, in reply to his bow, and reached her coach.
  • Nor am I insensible to the courtesy which frankly opened to me some noble mansions, if I do not adorn my page with their names.
  • Sumner appealed to the courtesy of the Senate, but he had then wandered so far from the Republican Party that his appeal was disregarded.
  • He is our kinsman, though distant, and he placed me under obligations abroad by his devotion to mother, and his courtesy to me when we needed attention.

Short Example Sentence for Courtesy

  • Another deep courtesy was the reply.
  • Your courtesy much flatters me!
  • The courtesy of the host leaves nothing unthought of.
  • He asked his wife with a gentle courtesy to find them.
  • And Courtesy was in them all.
  • Her gentle courtesy and devout humility never failed her.
  • Toemon San is grossly neglectful of courtesy due to guests.
  • For Courtesy was in Her Mind.
  • Published through the courtesy of the New York Times.
  • Wickersham greeted him with more courtesy than he usually showed him.
  • To me he always has been the soul of courtesy and frankness.
  • I not only acted with justice, but with courtesy toward them.
  • If so, he was likely to be treated with scant courtesy during the voyage.
  • The shepherd greeted them with the perfect courtesy of the Mexican.
  • With equal coolness and courtesy he met the cavalier's obeisance.

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