good manners

Synonyms and related words:
amenities, bienseance, civilities, civility, comity, convention, correct deportment, correctitude, correctness, courtesy, courtliness, decencies, decorum, diplomatic code, discourtesy, elegance, elegancies, etiquette, exquisite manners, formalities, good behavior, good citizenship, good form, mannerliness, manners, misbehavior, mores, natural politeness, point of etiquette, polite behavior, politeness, politesse, poor behavior, proprieties, protocol, punctilio, quiet good manners, rules of conduct, sanctioned behavior, savoir-faire, savoir-vivre, sociability, social code, social conduct, social graces, social procedures, social usage

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • good manners — index consideration (sympathetic regard), courtesy, decorum, propriety (correctness), protocol (etiquette), respect …   Law dictionary

  • good manners — etiquette, politeness, good breeding, proper decorum …   English contemporary dictionary

  • good manners — /gʊd ˈmænəz/ (say good manuhz) plural noun behaviour which is characterised by courtesy and gentility …   Australian English dictionary

  • good manners — noun a courteous manner • Syn: ↑courtesy • Ant: ↑discourtesy (for: ↑courtesy) • Hypernyms: ↑manner, ↑personal manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • evil communications corrupt good manners — Proper conduct is harmfully influenced by false information or knowledge; also used to assert the deleterious effect of bad example. With allusion to I CORINTHIANS xv. 33 (AV) Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners. c 1425 J.… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • good — /good/, adj., better, best, n., interj., adv. adj. 1. morally excellent; virtuous; righteous; pious: a good man. 2. satisfactory in quality, quantity, or degree: a good teacher; good health. 3. of high quality; excellent. 4. right; proper; fit:… …   Universalium

  • good — [good] adj. better, best [ME gode < OE gōd, akin to Ger gut < IE base * ghedh , to unite, be associated, suitable > GATHER] I a general term of approval or commendation 1. a) suitable to a purpose; effective; efficient [a lamp good to… …   English World dictionary

  • manners — Synonyms and related words: action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectation, air, amenities, bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, bienseance, bon ton, carriage, civilities, civility, comity, comportment …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Manners bit — Manner Man ner, n. [OE. manere, F. mani[ e]re, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See {Manual}.] 1. Mode of action; way of performing or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good form — Synonyms and related words: amenities, bienseance, civilities, civility, comity, conformity, convenance, convention, conventional usage, conventionalism, conventionality, correctness, courtliness, custom, decencies, decency, decorousness, decorum …   Moby Thesaurus


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