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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Courtesy. Civility.

Usage examples (35)
  • Thomas showed complete comity when speaking with his grandfather.
  • Therefore we cannot fit Greece into the jig-saw puzzle which we call the comity of nations.
  • Like Steve Martin once said, comity is not pretty!
  • In the name of comity, the White House went along with the headstrong senator. for more
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  • The "committee" (group of people assembled to investigate, report, or decide something) used every "comity" (diplomatic or legal courtesy) to advance their efforts.
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