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Not long ago, polite society had only begun to tolerate slamming the Electoral College as a perniciously quaint old institution.

I would learn to function in polite society—something my mom had never taught me.

That is all you have to know, I believe, to make yourself thoroughly well received in Turkish polite society.

Country dances had been popular on greens and at fairs in England long before they were introduced into polite society.

For it was useless to attempt to observe any of the usages of polite society, under the circumstances.

Miss Dennis, you can judge from her manner this afternoon what is her knowledge of the customs of polite society.

Mammy Susan had brought me up to think that that was a word not to be used in polite society or anywhere else.


On this page you'll find 117 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to polite society, such as: jet set, aristocracy, beau monde, beautiful people, best people, and café society.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.