Part of speech:
Marked by or showing consideration for others and observance of accepted social usage.
Feeling or showing appreciation
The definition of attentive is paying attention to or being thoughtful of others.
Sufficiently observing or befitting accepted social usages; polite:
Marked by, feeling, or expressing reverence.
Being the principal physician supervising a patient's care.
The definition of courteous is a polite and considerate person.
The definition of rude is behavior that does not conform to what society says would be polite or good manners or inappropriate subjects of discussion.
Obedient or dutiful.
Marked by courteous submission or respect
Having or showing good manners; well-behaved; polite; courteous
Willing to obey or serve because of being in a lower position; submissive
Critical of what is generally accepted or respected; satirical:
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Showing or caused by reverence
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