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polite
adj. showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.
polite, civil
adj. not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others; "even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham
civilised, polite, genteel, cultured, cultivated, civilized
adj. marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"
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mannered
adj. having unnatural mannerisms; "brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom"
splendiferous, splendid, resplendent, glorious
adj. having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity"
charming
adj. pleasing or delighting; "endowed with charming manners"; "a charming little cottage"; "a charming personality"
self-possessed, self-contained, self-collected, equanimous, poised, collected
adj. in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"
urbane, sophisticated
adj. showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
considerate
adj. showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone"
considerate
adj. showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone"
considerate
adj. showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone"
courteous
adj. characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners; "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon
knightly, gallant, chivalrous
adj. being attentive to women like an ideal knight
knightly, gallant, chivalrous
adj. being attentive to women like an ideal knight
polite
adj. showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.
well-mannered, mannerly
adj. socially correct in behavior
well-mannered, mannerly
adj. socially correct in behavior
nice, gracious, courteous
adj. exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture"
polite, civil
adj. not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others; "even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham
stately, formal, courtly
adj. refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court; "a courtly gentleman"
educated
adj. possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
literate
adj. knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields; "computer literate"
elegant
adj. refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"
recherche, exquisite
adj. lavishly elegant and refined
tasteful, refined, neat
adj. free from what is tawdry or unbecoming; "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"
enlightened
adj. having knowledge and spiritual insight
balanced
adj. being in a state of proper equilibrium; "the carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"
graceful
adj. characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
gracious
adj. characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit; "gracious even to unexpected visitors"; "gracious living"; "he bears insult with gracious good humor"
urbane
adj. showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
patrician
adj. befitting a person of noble origin; "a patrician nose"
aristocratic
adj. belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes"
easy
adj. affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
proper
adj. marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
respectful
adj. full of or exhibiting respect; "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance"
respectful
adj. full of or exhibiting respect; "respectful behavior"; "a respectful glance"
sumptuous, princely, opulent, luxurious, grand, gilded, deluxe
adj. rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
skilled
adj. having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"
sophisticated
adj. having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire; "sophisticated young socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book"
urbane, svelte, refined, polished
adj. showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
tactful
adj. having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others; "she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion"; "a tactful remark eased her embarrassment"
tasteful
adj. having or showing or conforming to good taste
artistic, esthetic, aesthetic
adj. aesthetically pleasing; "an artistic flower arrangement"
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couth
adj. (used facetiously) refined
niminy-piminy, twee, prim, mincing, dainty
adj. affectedly dainty or refined
debonnaire, suave, debonaire, debonair
adj. having a sophisticated charm; "a debonair gentleman"
delicate, finespun
adj. developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety; "the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense"
gentlemanly, gentlemanlike
adj. befitting a man of good breeding; "gentlemanly behavior"
ladylike
adj. befitting a woman of good breeding; "ladylike manners"
superfine, overrefined
adj. excessively delicate or refined
well-mannered, well-bred
adj. of good upbringing
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uncivilized
adj. without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"
barbarous
adj. primitive in customs and culture
impolite
adj. not polite
ungracious, discourteous
adj. lacking social graces
rude, uncivil
adj. lacking civility or good manners; "want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather
rough-cut, vulgar, uncouth, common, coarse
adj. lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich"
yokelish, lowbred, bounderish, ill-bred, underbred, rude
adj. (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
disrespectful
adj. exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"
disrespectful
adj. exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"
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