Complaisance

Definition of Complaisance

Com´plai`sance`
n.1.Disposition to please or oblige; obliging compliance with the wishes of others; a deportment indicative of a desire to please; courtesy; civility.
These [ladies] . . . are by the just complaisance and gallantry of our nation the most powerful part of our people.
- Addison.
They strive with their own hearts and keep them down,
In complaisance to all the fools in town.
- Young.

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agreeability, agreeableness, compliance, compliancy, deference, obligingness
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