Definition of

Politeness

  1. (noun, act) the act of showing regard for others
  2. (noun, attribute) a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Politeness

civility, niceness

Antonyms of Politeness

impoliteness

Alternate forms of Politeness

Derivations: polite

Hyponyms: courtesy, deference, devoir, respect

Hypernyms: action, courtesy, good manners

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment

Undersign

sign at the bottom of (a document)