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civility

noun

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1 an act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners
  • after the usual civilities, the parents and the principal had a serious talk about the boy

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The first known use of civility was in 1533

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“Civility.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/civility. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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