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English noun: politeness

1. politeness (attribute) a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage


Broader (hypernym)courtesy, good manners

Attributeimpolite, polite


2. politeness (act) the act of showing regard for others


Broader (hypernym)action

Narrower (hyponym)courtesy, deference, devoir, respect

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