Definition of Mannerliness

1. n. The quality or state of being mannerly; civility; complaisance.



Definition of Mannerliness

1. Noun. politeness, good manners ¹

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Definition of Mannerliness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mannerliness

manner of walking
mannerable
mannered
mannerism
mannerisms
mannerist
manneristic
mannerists
mannerization
mannerize
mannerized
mannerizes
mannerizing
mannerless
mannerlessness
mannerliness (current term)
mannerlinesses
mannerly
mannerpunk
manners
mannich bases
mannide
mannies
mannikin
mannikins
manning
mannish
mannishly
mannishness
mannishnesses

Literary usage of Mannerliness

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1. Pedagogical Articles: Linen-measurer by Leo Tolstoy, Leo Wiener (1904)
"... which Pierre tried to recall by counting them out on his fingers, he felt he possessed: courage, and generosity, and mannerliness, and love of humanity, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... in their finality of epigram, their neatness and mannerliness and sharpness. The Character of a Trimmer and Advice to a Daughter are the best examples. ..."

3. The Sewanee Review by University of the South (1896)
"We observe that mannerliness, savoir "vivre, a carriage and etiquette befitting her station, were deemed goodly things for such a person to cultivate and ..."

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