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common courtesy

noun as in act of courtesy

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Example Sentences

We really need to emphasize again the notion of common courtesy to our kids and teenagers.

A smile, or the common courtesy of thanks from her lips, repaid me a hundred-fold for the performance of the most menial office.

As to last night, if you must ask a literary Socialist down here, you might at least see that he is received with common courtesy.

Don't you think common courtesy required you at least to consult me about such a matter?

I asked nothing of you but a common courtesy, and you became insolent.

That I have urged haste as strongly as common courtesy to him would allow.


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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to common courtesy, such as: courteous act, and graceful gesture.

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