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The quality of being polite.
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Courteous behavior; politeness.
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  1. Courteous behavior; politeness.
  2. A courteous act or utterance.
  3. Politeness, esp. in a merely formal way
The characteristic of being courteous.
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  1. The characteristic of being courteous.
The state of being gracious
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The treatment of other people with courtesy and politeness, and showing correct public behaviour.
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  1. The treatment of other people with courtesy and politeness, and showing correct public behaviour.
A kind act or kindly treatment
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  1. A kind act or kindly treatment
  2. An instance of kind behavior:
  3. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
Willingness to please; disposition to be obliging and agreeable; affability
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  1. Willingness to please; disposition to be obliging and agreeable; affability
  2. An act or instance of this
  3. The inclination to comply willingly with the wishes of others; amiability.
The state of being gentle.
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A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
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  1. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
  2. (Law) Something promised, given, or done that has the effect of making an agreement a legally enforceable contract.
  3. The act of considering; careful thought or attention; deliberation
(Physiol.) A relation between body parts of such a nature that a disorder, pain, etc. in one induces a similar effect in another
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  1. (Physiol.) A relation between body parts of such a nature that a disorder, pain, etc. in one induces a similar effect in another
  2. Pity or compassion felt for another's trouble, suffering, etc.
  3. Agreement with or support for an opinion or position:
The quality of being genial
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A warm, friendly act or remark
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  1. A warm, friendly act or remark
  2. A friendly utterance.
  3. The practice of being cordial.
A cause of concern:
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  1. A cause of concern:
  2. The state of being solicitous; care or concern, as for the well-being of another.
  3. The state of being solicitous; care, concern, etc.; sometimes, excessive care or concern
Delicate sensitivity, esp. in aesthetics
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  1. Delicate sensitivity, esp. in aesthetics
  2. (Archaic) The sense of touch
  3. Acute sensitivity to what is proper and appropriate in dealing with others, including the ability to speak or act without offending.
In criminal sentencing law, the conduct by a prisoner that may justify a reduction in his or her sentence. In criminal sentencing law, the conduct by a prisoner that may justify a reduction in his or her sentence.
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  1. In criminal sentencing law, the conduct by a prisoner that may justify a reduction in his or her sentence. In criminal sentencing law, the conduct by a prisoner that may justify a reduction in his or her sentence.
Politeness
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  1. Politeness
  2. Courteous formality; politeness:
The rules for such forms, manners, and ceremonies
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  1. The rules for such forms, manners, and ceremonies
  2. The forms, manners, and ceremonies established by convention as acceptable or required in social relations, in a profession, or in official life
Courteous behavior; politeness; civility
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  1. Courteous behavior; politeness; civility
  2. Agreement among cooperating Christian denominations to avoid duplication of churches, missions, etc. in specific areas
  3. The deference and recognition that the courts of one jurisdiction give to the law and the judicial decisions and proceedings of another jurisdiction as a matter of courtesy and respect rather than out of obligation. For example, comity normally prevents a federal court from interfering with a state criminal action. Likewise, American courts usually recognize the judicial decisions (for example, a judgment or a divorce decree) of another country if it is determined that the judicial procedures of that country are substantially fair. See also abstention, full faith and credit, and relinquishment. The deference and recognition that the courts of one jurisdiction give to the law and the judicial decisions and proceedings of another jurisdiction as a matter of courtesy and respect rather than out of obligation. For example, comity normally prevents a federal court from interfering with a state criminal action. Likewise, American courts usually recognize the judicial decisions (for example, a judgment or a divorce decree) of another country if it is determined that the judicial procedures of that country are substantially fair. See also abstention, full faith and credit, and relinquishment.
Special training and development:
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  1. Special training and development:
  2. The set of predominating attitudes and behavior that characterize a group or organization:
  3. 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:
Delicacy or elegance of language, speech, manners, etc.; polish; cultivation
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  1. Delicacy or elegance of language, speech, manners, etc.; polish; cultivation
  2. The act, or the result of refining; the removal of impurities, or a purified material
  3. A keen or precise phrasing; a subtle distinction.
The manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation.
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  1. The manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation.
  2. A name or number used in information storage or retrieval assigned to or identifying a specific memory location.
  3. A description of the location of a person or organization, as written or printed on mail as directions for delivery:
The state of being cultivated or used for agriculture
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  1. The state of being cultivated or used for agriculture
  2. The art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture
  3. Devotion of time or attention to the improvement of (something)
A group of knights or gallant gentlemen
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  1. A group of knights or gallant gentlemen
  2. The demonstration of any of the knightly qualities
  3. The noble qualities a knight was supposed to have, such as courage, honor, and a readiness to help the weak and protect women
Civilities, courtesies, or amenities
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  1. Civilities, courtesies, or amenities
  2. Behaviour that is polished, refined, courteous.
  3. Refinement and elegance of manner; polished courtesy.
Nobility of behavior or spirit; heroic courage
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  1. Nobility of behavior or spirit; heroic courage
  2. Nobility of spirit or action; courage.
  3. Chivalrous attention toward women; courtliness:
A feeling of appreciative, often deferential regard; esteem:
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  1. A feeling of appreciative, often deferential regard; esteem:
  2. Consideration or appreciation:
  3. Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
The ability or power to keep the mind on something; the ability to concentrate:
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  1. The ability or power to keep the mind on something; the ability to concentrate:
  2. The act of dealing with something or someone; treatment:
  3. Notice or observation:
A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
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  1. A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
  2. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
  3. Permission to engage in sexual activity, especially when granted by a woman to a male partner.
The willingness to carry out the wishes of others.
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  1. The willingness to carry out the wishes of others.
  2. Submission or courteous respect given to another, often in recognition of authority.
  3. Courteous regard or respect
Something said or done as a matter of form.
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  1. Something said or done as a matter of form.
  2. A formal or conventional act or requirement; ceremony or form, often without practical meaning
  3. Careful or too careful attention to order, regularity, precision, or conventionality; stiffness
Persons of high social standing considered as a group.
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  1. Persons of high social standing considered as a group.
  2. The condition of belonging by birth to the upper classes
  3. (Uncountable) The state of being elegant, genteel, having good breeding, or being socially superior.
The quality of being suave; graceful politeness
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  1. The quality of being suave; graceful politeness
  2. A suave action, speech, etc.
  3. The quality of being sweet or pleasing to the mind; agreeableness; softness; smoothness; pleasantness; gentleness; urbanity; as, suavity of manners; suavity of language, conversation, or address.
The state, quality, or characteristic of being bland.
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  1. The state, quality, or characteristic of being bland.
The ability or power to keep the mind on something; the ability to concentrate:
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  1. The ability or power to keep the mind on something; the ability to concentrate:
  2. The act of dealing with something or someone; treatment:
  3. Notice or observation:
The performance of work or duties for a superior or as a servant:
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  1. The performance of work or duties for a superior or as a servant:
  2. A religious rite or formal ceremony:
  3. An answering service.
A state of being held in such regard:
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  1. A state of being held in such regard:
  2. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
  3. A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
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  1. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
  2. The act of giving:
  3. A talent or natural ability.
An instance of kind behavior:
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  1. An instance of kind behavior:
  2. A kind act or kindly treatment
  3. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
Sorrow for the sufferings or trouble of another or others, accompanied by an urge to help; deep sympathy; pity
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  1. Sorrow for the sufferings or trouble of another or others, accompanied by an urge to help; deep sympathy; pity
A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
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  1. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
  2. A gift given out of generosity.
  3. A kindly, charitable act or gift; beneficence
The act of making a change or provision for someone or something.
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  1. The act of making a change or provision for someone or something.
  2. 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.
  3. Willingness to do favors or services
(Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
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  1. (Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
  2. (R.C.Ch.) A partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven
  3. The act of indulging oneself, or giving way to one's own desires
(Literally uncountable) Good breeding; nobility of stock.
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  1. (Literally uncountable) Good breeding; nobility of stock.
  2. (Uncountable) The trait of being willing to donate money and/or time.
  3. Willingness to give or share; unselfishness
Benevolence or generosity toward others or toward humanity.
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  1. Benevolence or generosity toward others or toward humanity.
  2. An institution, organization, or fund established to help the needy.
  3. (Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
A courteous act or utterance.
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  1. A courteous act or utterance.
  2. Politeness, esp. in a merely formal way
  3. Courteous behavior; politeness.
The characteristic of being courteous.
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  1. The characteristic of being courteous.
The quality of being genteel.
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Persons of high social standing considered as a group.
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  1. Persons of high social standing considered as a group.
  2. The condition of belonging by birth to the upper classes
  3. (Uncountable) The state of being elegant, genteel, having good breeding, or being socially superior.
The quality of being polite.
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Courteous formality; politeness:
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  1. Courteous formality; politeness:
  2. Politeness
The courteous acts and pleasant manners of polite social behavior
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  1. The courteous acts and pleasant manners of polite social behavior
  2. An attractive or desirable feature, as of a particular climate or piece of real estate
  3. Something that contributes to physical or material comfort:
A courteous act or utterance.
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  1. A courteous act or utterance.
  2. Courteous behavior; politeness.
  3. Politeness, esp. in a merely formal way
The quality or state of being pleasant, or playful, in conversation; jocularity
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  1. The quality or state of being pleasant, or playful, in conversation; jocularity
  2. A good-humored or playful manner in conversation or social relations.
  3. A polite social utterance; a civility:
The quality of being polite.
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(Archaic) Peculiar or proper nature or state
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  1. (Archaic) Peculiar or proper nature or state
  2. Conformity with accepted standards of proper manners or behavior
  3. Conformity to conventional standards of behavior or morality.
A fine or beautiful gesture
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  1. A fine or beautiful gesture
  2. A gracious gesture, noble in form but often futile or meaningless in substance.
  3. An act or offer that seems fine, noble, etc., but is empty
A formal act or expression of courtesy or respect
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  1. A formal act or expression of courtesy or respect
  2. Good wishes; regards:
  3. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A gift given for services; tip
A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
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  1. A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
  2. A state of being held in such regard:
  3. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
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