Definition of Complaisantness. Meaning of Complaisantness. Synonyms of Complaisantness

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Definition of Complaisantness

Complaisantness
Complaisant Com"plai*sant, a. [F. complaisant, p. pr. of complaire to acquiesce as a favor, fr. L. complacere. See Complacent.] Desirous to please; courteous; obliging; compliant; as, a complaisant gentleman. There are to whom my satire seems too bold: Scarce to wise Peter complaisant enough. --Pope. Syn: Obliging; courteous; affable; gracious; civil; polite; well-bred. See Obliging. -- Com"plai*sant`ly, adv. -- Com"plai*sant`ness, n.

Meaning of Complaisantness from wikipedia

- performances in Sir Arnold Wesker's Roots and in Graham Greene's The Complaisant Lover, for which Wilder received the Clarence Derwent Award for "Best...
- The Complaisant Lover is a 1959 comedy play by Graham Greene. Consisting of two acts, each of two scenes, the play revolves around an affair between Mary...
- Hollywood, promoting the films. In 1962, she appeared in the play The Complaisant Lover. She pla**** five character parts in Ben Hecht's controversial play...
- placu- placit- -plicit- please complacency, complacent, complaisance, complaisant, counterplea, displease, displeasure, implead, placebo, placid, placidity...
- 11 years old when he made his acting debut in the Broadway play The Complaisant Lover, in 1961. At the same time, he began to shoot for the 1963 film...
- please, supple plac-, plea- please Latin placēre, placitus complacent, complaisant, displease, placebo, placid, plea, please, pleasure plag- oblique Gr****...
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- Rogers were directors. (1959) He acted in Graham Greene's play, "The Complaisant Lover," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Ralph Richardson...
- Michela Licalzi, a stunning young woman who was married to a wealthy and complaisant older man. Michela has been strangled during ****, and found near her...
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