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Definition of Polite
PolitePolite Po*lite", a. [Compar. Politer; superl. Politest.]
[L. politus, p. p. of polire to polish: cf. F. poli. See
1. Smooth; polished. [Obs.]
Rays of light falling on a polite surface. --Sir I.
2. Smooth and refined in behavior or manners; well bred;
courteous; complaisant; obliging; civil.
He marries, bows at court, and grows polite. --Pope.
3. Characterized by refinement, or a high degree of finish;
as, polite literature. --Macaulay.
Syn: Polished; refined; well bred; courteous; affable;
urbane; civil; courtly; elegant; genteel.
Polite Po*lite", v. t.
To polish; to refine; to render polite. [Obs.] --Ray.
Meaning of Polite from wikipedia
to: Politeness Polite
(magazine), an American humor magazine Polite architecture
or "the Polite
", an architectural theory
is the practical application
of good manners
or etiquette. It is a culturally defined
phenomenon, and therefore
what is considered polite
- Jachai Dacuan Polite
30, 1998) is an American football outside linebacker
for the Los Angeles
Rams of the National Football League
- Politeness theory accounts
of the redressing
to a person's sociological
"face" by face-threatening acts. The concept...
is the name of two characters
in Gr**** mythology
of the Trojan
War, and a genus
of butterflies. Polites
(friend of Odysseus) is a Gr**** warrior...
- Polite society
to: The upper
cl**** (a euphemism) Polite
society, the etiquette
of the upper
Society, a 1995 novel
- A polite fiction
is a social scenario
all parti****nts are aware
of a truth, but pretend
in some alternative version
- Lloyd Polite
Jr. (born January
3, 1986), better known
by his mononym
Lloyd, is an American
R&B singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer
and actor. Lloyd
- In number
theory, a polite number
is a positive integer
that can be written
as the sum of two or more consecutive positive
integers. Other positive
architecture, or "the Polite
" in architectural theory comprises buildings designed
for aesthetically-pleasing decorative...
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