Sentence Examples


  • The act was out of politeness, because he needed something.
  • Now one of the cardinal rules of politeness is to avoid burdening a stranger with the weight of ones own woes.
  • Dean took a seat and joined her, part politeness, part to guard the remaining slice.
  • The two drinks and lack of a third caused him to be more direct than normal politeness would dictate.
  • Cynthia asked out of politeness as Effie picked up a chocolate chip cookie with dainty fingers.