English dictionary

Hint: With the Firefox addon you can search this dictionary from the browsers search field.

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

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk