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Polite vs. Pleasant

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Politeadjective

Well-mannered, civilized.

‘It's not polite to use a mobile phone in a restaurant.’;

Pleasantadjective

Giving pleasure; pleasing in manner.

‘We had a pleasant walk around the town.’; ‘It wasn't so hot outside, but pleasant enough to have lunch in the garden.’;

Politeadjective

(obsolete) Smooth, polished, burnished.

Pleasantadjective

(obsolete) Facetious, joking.

Politeverb

To polish; to refine; to render polite.

Pleasantnoun

(obsolete) A wit; a humorist; a buffoon.

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Politeadjective

Smooth; polished.

‘Rays of light falling on a polite surface.’;

Pleasantadjective

Pleasing; grateful to the mind or to the senses; agreeable; as, a pleasant journey; pleasant weather.

‘Behold, how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!’;

Politeadjective

Smooth and refined in behavior or manners; well bred; courteous; complaisant; obliging; civil.

‘He marries, bows at court, and grows polite.’;

Pleasantadjective

Cheerful; enlivening; gay; sprightly; humorous; sportive; as, pleasant company; a pleasant fellow.

‘From grave to light, from pleasant to serve.’;

Politeadjective

Characterized by refinement, or a high degree of finish; as, polite literature.

Pleasantnoun

A wit; a humorist; a buffoon.

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Politeverb

To polish; to refine; to render polite.

Pleasantadjective

affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings;

‘a pleasant person to be around’; ‘we had a pleasant evening together’; ‘a pleasant scene’; ‘pleasant sensations’;

Politeadjective

showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.

Pleasantadjective

pleasant in manner or behavior;

‘I didn`t enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around’;

Politeadjective

marked by refinement in taste and manners;

‘cultivated speech’; ‘cultured Bostonians’; ‘cultured tastes’; ‘a genteel old lady’; ‘polite society’;

Politeadjective

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’;

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