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See definition of savoir vivre on Dictionary.com
  • as insophistication
  • as insocial graces

synonyms for savoir vivre

  • composure
  • elegance
  • finesse
  • poise
  • refinement
  • tact
  • worldliness
  • urbanity
  • savoir faire
  • worldly wisdom
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antonyms for savoir vivre

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  • crudeness
  • ingenuousness
  • naiveté
  • simplicity
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    How to use savoir vivre in a sentence

    Celuy pourra savoir l'aise qu'en avons receu et recevons, qui aura cogneu les dangers et necessits o nous estions.
    THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
    C'est ce qui rend les Sauvages vagabons, & fait qu'ilz ne peuvent vivre en vne place.
    THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
    Ma foi, je serais fch de le savoir, et je crois que l'auteur aura sagement fait de ne mettre personne dans son secret.
    BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
    Mais je voudrais savoir quel est l'auteur de cet Essai contre lequel sa majest prussienne s'amuse crire un peu durement.
    BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
    In later years his savoir faire enabled him to laugh at faith, but it stayed quietly with him all the same.
    VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
    Vivre n'est pas respirer; c'est agir—Living is not breathing; it is acting.
    DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
    She was Danish by birth, and the Danes, unlike the Norwegians, have a large supply of good spirits and the joie de vivre.
    KATHARINE FRENSHAMBEATRICE HARRADEN
    As he himself was a jolly, convivial fellow of much savoir vivre, it is astonishing how well he made these entertainments answer.
    NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
    M. De Montigni m'a cependant dit que vous dsiriez de savoir ma faon de penser.
    LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID HUME, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN HILL BURTON
    Delancey is overflowing with joie de vivre, with curiosity, with a certainty of imminent adventure.
    BALLOONSELIZABETH BIBESCO
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO SAVOIR VIVRE

    • breedings
    • civilities
    • considerations
    • courtesies
    • decorum
    • etiquette
    • formalities
    • manners
    • mores
    • polished manners
    • politeness
    • proper conducts
    • protocols
    • savoir vivres
    • table manners
    • tact
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