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Suitability; the quality of being apt or suitable
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  1. Suitability; the quality of being apt or suitable
  2. Disposition of the mind; propensity
  3. Quickness of apprehension; readiness in learning; docility
The quality of being suitable.
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(Uncountable) The quality of being advisable or prudent; advisableness.
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being advisable or prudent; advisableness.
  2. (Countable) An instance of advisability; a consideration in determining overall advisability.
Agreement; harmony; conformity
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  1. Agreement; harmony; conformity
  2. Agreement; conformity:
  3. Agreement; harmony; conformity; compliance.
(Uncountable) The quality of being agreeable or pleasing; that quality which gives satisfaction or moderate pleasure to the mind or senses.
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being agreeable or pleasing; that quality which gives satisfaction or moderate pleasure to the mind or senses.
  2. (Countable) Resemblance; concordance; harmony.
The letters received or written
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  1. The letters received or written
  2. The act, fact, or state of agreeing or conforming:
  3. ​(uncountable) Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
(Music) A simultaneous combination of sounds not requiring resolution to another combination of sounds for finality of effect and conventionally regarded as harmonious or pleasing.
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  1. (Music) A simultaneous combination of sounds not requiring resolution to another combination of sounds for finality of effect and conventionally regarded as harmonious or pleasing.
  2. The repetition of consonants or of a consonant pattern, especially at the ends of words, as in blank and think or strong and string.
  3. Agreement; harmony; accord.
(Countable) The result or product of being seemly.
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  1. (Countable) The result or product of being seemly.
  2. (Uncountable) The property of being seemly, appropriateness of conduct or behavior.
The quality or condition of being appropriate
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  1. The quality or condition of being appropriate
The condition or fact of being congruous or congruent
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  1. The condition or fact of being congruous or congruent
  2. An instance or point of agreement or correspondence; a resemblance.
  3. Agreement; harmony
Lack of excesses or pretensions; moderation
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  1. Lack of excesses or pretensions; moderation
  2. The state of being unostentatious or moderate in size, quantity, or range:
  3. The state or quality of being moderate in the estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value.
The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect.
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  1. The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect.
  2. The respect and honor associated with an important position.
  3. Inherent nobility and worth:
(Grammar) Agreement between words in person, number, gender, or case.
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  1. (Grammar) Agreement between words in person, number, gender, or case.
  2. Agreement; harmony
  3. Harmony or agreement of interests or feelings; accord.
An orderly or pleasing combination of elements in a whole:
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  1. An orderly or pleasing combination of elements in a whole:
  2. (Music) The study of the structure, progression, and relation of chords.
  3. Agreement in feeling, action, ideas, interests, etc.; peaceable or friendly relations
Expediency.
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  1. Expediency.
  2. (Obsolete) Speed; haste.
A suitable or agreeable time:
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  1. A suitable or agreeable time:
  2. The quality of being suitable to one's comfort, purposes, or needs:
  3. Anything that adds to one's comfort or saves work; useful, handy, or helpful device, article, service, etc.
(Countable) Something pleasant.
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  1. (Countable) Something pleasant.
  2. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being pleasant.
The condition of being welcome
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Appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety:
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  1. Appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety:
  2. The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
  3. The conventions or requirements of polite behavior:
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.
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.
The quality or condition of being decent; propriety of conduct and speech; proper behavior, modesty, courtesy, etc.
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  1. The quality or condition of being decent; propriety of conduct and speech; proper behavior, modesty, courtesy, etc.
  2. Surroundings or services deemed necessary for an acceptable standard of living.
  3. Social or moral proprieties.
The state or quality of being decent.
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  1. The state or quality of being decent.
The state or quality of being decorous.
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  1. The state or quality of being decorous.
The conventions or requirements of polite behavior:
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  1. The conventions or requirements of polite behavior:
  2. Propriety and good taste in behavior, dress, etc.
  3. The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
(Mathematics) The state or condition of being proper (of a proper fraction, proper subset, etc.).
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  1. (Mathematics) The state or condition of being proper (of a proper fraction, proper subset, etc.).
The quality or state of being respectable
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  1. The quality or state of being respectable
  2. Patterns of living or behaving regarded as respectable
  3. Respectable character, reputation, or social status
(Countable) The result or product of being seemly.
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  1. (Countable) The result or product of being seemly.
  2. (Uncountable) The property of being seemly, appropriateness of conduct or behavior.
A theory or a system of moral values:
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  1. A theory or a system of moral values:
  2. A particular moral standard or value
  3. The study of the general nature of morals and of the specific moral choices to be made by a person; moral philosophy.
The state, quality, or manner of being ethical.
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  1. The state, quality, or manner of being ethical.
(Rare) The state or quality of being ethical.
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  1. (Rare) The state or quality of being ethical.
A system or collection of ideas of right and wrong conduct:
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  1. A system or collection of ideas of right and wrong conduct:
  2. Moral instruction or a moral lesson
  3. Virtuous conduct:
The state or quality of being rightful.
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  1. The state or quality of being rightful.
(Countable) The result or product of being right.
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  1. (Countable) The result or product of being right.
  2. Agreement with truth or fact; correctness
  3. Soundness of moral principles; integrity
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
Practice, style, execution, or method in the arts:
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  1. Practice, style, execution, or method in the arts:
  2. A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
  3. Kind; sort:
Manners; ways.
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  1. Manners; ways.
  2. Ways of thinking and behaving shared generally by a society or group
  3. The accepted traditional customs and usages of a particular social group.
Socially correct behavior; manners.
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  1. Socially correct behavior; manners.
  2. The way one acts; conduct:
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
(Uncountable) Consent or agreement in spite of fact; indulgence.
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  1. (Uncountable) Consent or agreement in spite of fact; indulgence.
  2. (Countable) A polite gesture or remark.
  3. (Uncountable) Polite behavior.
A good-humored or playful manner in conversation or social relations.
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  1. A good-humored or playful manner in conversation or social relations.
  2. The quality or state of being pleasant, or playful, in conversation; jocularity
  3. A polite social utterance; a civility:
The quality of being polite.
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