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complaisance

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noun com·plai·sance \kəm-ˈplā-sən(t)s, -zən(t)s; ˌkäm-plā-ˈzan(t)s, -plə-, -ˈzän(t)s\

Definition of complaisance

  1. :  disposition to please or comply :  affability



Examples of complaisance in a sentence

  1. <the complaisance of his girlfriend is such that she meekly goes along with everything he says>



1651

First Known Use of complaisance

1651


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