Part of speech:
The definition of a pleasantry is a polite social remark made as part of general conversation, or a little joke.
The definition of civility refers to politeness or etiquette.
Courteous formality; politeness:
The forms, manners, and ceremonies established by convention as acceptable or required in social relations, in a profession, or in official life
(Law) The principle by which the courts of one jurisdiction may give effect to the laws and decisions of another, or may stay their own proceedings in deference to those in another jurisdiction
Propriety is the quality of being appropriate, suitable or following the proper custom.
An instance of kind behavior:
An act or instance of this
Cordial quality; warm, friendly feeling
A cause of concern:
Delicate perception of the right thing to say or do without offending; skill in dealing with people
In criminal sentencing law, the conduct by a prisoner that may justify a reduction in his or her sentence.
Gallantry is defined as nobility or courage.
A yielding in opinion, judgment, or wishes
The quality of being suave; graceful politeness
A favor or privilege
Characterized by gracious consideration toward others.
Without payment or charge.
Prompted by or associated with friendliness and solicitude toward guests
Calculated to please or win favor:
The definition of obsequious is showing too much willingness to serve someone or something.
(Grammar) Not belonging to the original root.
A gesture of respect or reverence made chiefly by women by bending the knees with one foot forward and lowering the body.
Duty or responsibility.
A favor or gift, usually in the form of money, given in return for service.
A feeling of approval of or agreement with an idea, cause, etc.
The arts, beliefs, customs, institutions, and other products of human work and thought considered as a unit, especially with regard to a particular time or social group:
The demonstration of any of the knightly qualities
A particular point or detail
The act of dealing with something or someone; treatment:
Face or countenance
The serving of food or the manner in which it is served:
Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
Deep awareness of the suffering of another accompanied by the wish to relieve it.
Something done, such as providing a loan or signing an accommodation paper as a surety for another, that is done as a favor without any direct or indirect benefit, compensation, or consideration.
The quality of being generous
A voluntary giving of money or other help to those in need
The actions or reactions of a person or animal in response to external or internal stimuli.
A formal act without intrinsic purpose; an empty form:
The definition of affable is a person who is friendly or easy to talk to.
Of or relating to chivalry.
Expressing, using, or resembling a compliment:
(Cartography) a unit pertaining to the infrastructure of a community, such as a public toilet, a postbox, a library etc.
A set of rules governing the communication and the transfer of data between machines, as in a computer system
Lack of courtesy; impoliteness; bad manners; rudeness
Unfavorable opinion or regard; disapproval:
A tendency to be springy; resilience
A kindly, charitable act or gift; beneficence
The definition of attentive is paying attention to or being thoughtful of others.
A gracious gesture, noble in form but often futile or meaningless in substance.
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