Polite synonyms

pə-līt'
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Polite and gracious; considerate toward others; well-mannered
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Fair and comfortable:
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Having or showing good manners; well-behaved; polite; courteous
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The definition of civil refers to something related to citizens or showing good manners and being polite.
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(Of weather) Moderately warm, especially less cold than expected.
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Paying attention; observant
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Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite:
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The definition of kind is warm, generous or sympathetic.
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The definition of affable is a person who is friendly or easy to talk to.
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The definition of thoughtful is someone who is pondering or someone that shows care or sympathy for others.
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Ready to do favors for others; accommodating.
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Having little or no detrimental effect; harmless:
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Worried; anxious:
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Willing to conciliate, or to make concessions
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(Now rare) Mild; soft, gentle, balmy; smooth in manner; suave.
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The definition of amiable is a person, place, or thing that is likeable or a person who is kind and good-natured.
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Polite and respectful; formally pleasant:
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Having an easygoing, cheerful disposition.
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Agreeably suited to one's disposition or mood; congenial:
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Having or showing interest.
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Ingratiatingly polite and agreeable:
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Having the qualities of gallantry and honor attributed to an ideal knight.
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Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous.
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The definition of diplomatic is someone who can be sensitive in dealing with others and who can achieve peaceful resolutions or facilitate discussion.
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Possessing or exhibiting tact; considerate and discreet:
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Of or offered in propitiation; conciliatory.
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(--- Obsolete) Natural to its kind.
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Elegant; refined:
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Willing or ready to consent
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Full of or characterized by respect; showing deference or dutiful regard
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Responsible to higher authority; accountable:
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Refined or polite, often in an affected way:
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Of, being, pertaining to, or resembling a gentleman or gentlemen.
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Having or showing good manners; polite; courteous
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The definition of well spoken is someone who communicates easily, correctly and eloquently.
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Characterized by conventional usages or formality; very polite
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Stiffly ceremonious:
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The definition of proper is appropriate or obeying manners and standards.
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Calculated to please or win favor:
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Like, characteristic of, or appropriate to neighbors; kind, friendly, sociable, etc.
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Produced under artificial and controlled conditions:
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(Of a man) Courteous, polite, refined, and suave.
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The definition of impolite is a rude person, or someone without manners.
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Precise to a fine degree.
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Consciously thoughtful and observant (often of other people); caring
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Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
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Full of polite concern for the well-being of others
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Characterized by kindness and warm courtesy:
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Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
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Elegant; refined
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Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
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Willing to do what pleases others.
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Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
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Courteous
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The definition of suave is someone smooth, confident and charming, usually describing a man.
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Not mannerly.
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Used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture.
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Not civilized; barbarous
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Marked by refinement in taste and manners; cultured.
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UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa spelling of civilized.
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Courteous
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Conforming to fact or logic; true, accurate, right, or free from errors
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Synonym Study

  • Gallant suggests a dashing display of courtesy, esp. to women her gallant lover
  • Chivalrous implies disinterested courtesy toward women or devotion to the cause of the weak
  • Civil implies merely a refraining from rudeness keep a civil tongue in your head
  • Courteous suggests a still more positive and sincere graciousness toward others that springs from an inherent thoughtfulness always courteous to strangers
  • Polite suggests a positive observance of etiquette in social behavior it is not polite to interrupt
Find another word for polite. In this page you can discover 75 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for polite, like: courteous, pleasant, mannerly, civil, mild, attentive, gentle, kind, affable, thoughtful and obliging.