Thesaurus / politesse

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Polite′ness, state or quality of being polite: refinement of manners: good-breeding; Politesse′, politeness.

There was much ceremony when they departed—much French politesse, and many charming little attentions were paid.

Sally BishopE. Temple Thurston

They seemed in excellent humor, and made more than an ordinary display of French politesse.

Peter Parley's Own StorySamuel G. Goodrich

Positively you shall go with me as was agreed, and don't let me have any of your politesse to H. on the occasion.

How different does his Lordship appear to me—to me he is all politesse.

Such Things AreMrs. Inchbald

This largeness of utterance, lack of polish, and a disregard for the politesse of his art do not endear him to the unthinking.

UnicornsJames Huneker

So I sent for a hairdresser, who came post haste, and amused me with his politesse, and Edward with his politique.

"So then this was a piece of 'politesse,' for which I am indebted to your friend Terry's own devising," said Fred, half angrily.

The O'DonoghueCharles James Lever

Her politesse was kind and without sarcasm, and, by her own naturalness, she communicated ease.

Women of Modern France (Illustrated)Hugo Paul Thieme (1870-1940)

In the last century the Italians were first in doctrine and politesse.

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