polite
[pəˈlʌɪt]
ADJECTIVE
politer (comparative adjective) · politest (superlative adjective)
  1. having or showing behaviour that is respectful and considerate of other people.
    "they thought she was wrong but were too polite to say so"
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ORIGIN
late Middle English (in the Latin sense): from Latin politus ‘polished, made smooth’, past participle of polire.
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How to use polite in a sentence?
he was a polite man, invariably correct and pleasant with Mrs Collins.
the notion of the country being a democracy is a polite fiction.
they have been extremely considerate, polite, and cooperative.
they thought she was wrong but were too polite to say so.
his demeanour was self-effacing, gracious, and polite.
she was getting polite nods and hellos from people.
he was a typical babu, polite and faintly scornful.
he knew full well she was too polite to barge in.
Trevor was a popular figure, unfailingly polite.
she is too polite to bore us with anecdotes.
no one in polite society uttered the word.
the dictates and usages of polite society.
her question met with a polite parry.
the picture outraged polite society.
introductions were brief and polite.
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How to say polite in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans hoflik
Arabic (ADJECTIVE)مهذبا, مهذبة, مؤدب, المهذب, مهذب, مؤدبه, مؤدبا, مؤدبين, تهذيبا, مهذبين
(NOUN)الأدب
Bangla ভদ্র
Bosnian (Latin) pristojno
Bulgarian (ADJECTIVE)учтиви, любезен, вежливи
Cantonese (Traditional) 禮貌
Catalan (ADJECTIVE)cortès, educat, amable
Chinese Simplified 礼貌
Chinese Traditional 禮貌
Croatian (ADJECTIVE)pristojan, ljubazan, uljudni, učtiv, lijep, uglađen, fin
Czech (ADJECTIVE)zdvořilý, slušné, ohleduplná
Danish (ADJECTIVE)høflig
Dutch (ADJECTIVE)beleefd
Estonian (ADJECTIVE)viisakas
Fijian vakarokoroko
Filipino magalang
Finnish (ADJECTIVE)kohtelias
French (ADJECTIVE)poli, courtois
German (ADJECTIVE)höflich
Greek (ADJECTIVE)ευγενικός, κόσμια
(NOUN)ευγενικούς
Haitian Creole byennelve
Hebrew (ADJECTIVE)מנומס
Hindi (ADJECTIVE)विनम्र, सभ्य
(NOUN)पोलाइट
Hmong Daw paub cai
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)udvarias
Icelandic (ADJECTIVE)kurteis
Indonesian (ADJECTIVE)sopan, santun
Italian (ADJECTIVE)educato, gentile, garbato, cortese
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)丁寧, 礼儀正しく, 礼儀正しい, 礼儀, ていねい, 上流
Kiswahili heshima
Korean (ADJECTIVE)공 손, 정중, 예
Latvian (ADJECTIVE)pieklājīgs, laipns
Lithuanian (ADJECTIVE)mandagūs
Malagasy nahalala fomba
Malay (Latin) (ADJECTIVE)sopan
Norwegian Bokmål høflig
Persian (ADJECTIVE)مودب
Polish (ADJECTIVE)grzeczny, uprzejmy
Portuguese (ADJECTIVE)educado, cortês, polido, bem-educado, gentil, delicado, amável
Querétaro Otomi Cortés
Romanian (ADJECTIVE)politicos
Russian (ADJECTIVE)вежливым, приличном
(NOUN)вежливости
Samoan faaaloalo
Serbian (Cyrillic) љубазан
Serbian (Latin) ljubazan
Slovak (ADJECTIVE)zdvorilý, slušný, kultivované, dôstojnej
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)vljuden
Spanish (ADJECTIVE)educado, cortés, amable
(NOUN)cortesía
Swedish (ADJECTIVE)artig, hövlig
Tahitian maitai
Tamil பணிவான
Telugu మర్యాదపూర్వకంగా
Thai สุภาพ
Tongan anga faka'apa'apa
Turkish (ADJECTIVE)kibar, nazik, terbiyeli
(NOUN)nazikçe
Ukrainian (ADJECTIVE)ввічливі
Urdu شائستہ
Welsh (ADJECTIVE)gwrtais, foneddigaidd, foesgar, cwrtais
Yucatec Maya Cortés
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