Sentence Examples with the word politeness

Now one of the cardinal rules of politeness is to avoid burdening a stranger with the weight of ones own woes.

Apart from considerations of politeness which demanded the call, he wanted to see that original, eager girl who had left such a pleasant impression on his mind, in her own home.

When admonishing players, the referee should speak with dignity, politeness and in a firm manner.

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Dean sat in the corner, trying to read up on Colorado law as it pertained to the duties of sheriff, but was drawn by politeness and the darkened room to view the exhibit.

Left with nothing else to do, Dean turned to Gladys Turnbull, more out of inn-keeper politeness than a desire to engage this strange woman in lengthy conversation.

How soon will he be here? he asked the aide-de-camp with a respectful politeness evidently relating to the personage he was referring to.

Chesterfield had long been celebrated for the politeness of his manners, the brilliancy of his wit, and the delicacy of his taste.

Dean was anxious to not hear about the Hutchins clan but in politeness let the conversation drift a while before he interrupted.

Cynthia asked out of politeness as Effie picked up a chocolate chip cookie with dainty fingers.

Set your friend's mind at rest, said he without altering his tone, beneath the politeness and affected sympathy of which indifference and even irony could be discerned.