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Synonyms for comity
ˈkɒm ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comity(noun)

    a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. comity

    Friendship is a deep, quiet, enduring affection, founded upon mutual respect and esteem. Friendship is always mutual; there may be unreciprocated affection or attachment, unrequited love, or even unrecognized and unappreciated devotion, but never unreciprocated or unrequited friendship; one may have friendly feelings toward an enemy, but while there is hostility or coldness on one side there can not be friendship between the two. Friendliness is a quality of friendly feeling, without the deep and settled attachment implied in the state of friendship. Comity is mutual kindly courtesy, with care of each other's right, and amity a friendly feeling and relation, not necessarily implying special friendliness; as, the comity of nations, or amity between neighboring countries. Affection may be purely natural; friendship is a growth. Friendship is more intellectual and less emotional than love; it is easier to give reasons for friendship than for love; friendship is more calm and quiet, love more fervent; love often rises to intensest passion; we can not speak of the passion of friendship. Friendship implies some degree of equality, while love does not; we can speak of man's love toward God, not of his friendship for God. (There is more latitude in the use of the concrete noun friend; Abraham was called "the friend of God;" Christ was called "the friend of sinners.") Compare ACQUAINTANCE; LOVE.

    See synonyms for BATTLE; ENMITY; FEUD; HATRED.

    Synonyms:
    affection, amity, attachment, consideration, devotion, esteem, esteem, favor, friendliness, friendship, good will, love, regard

    Preposition:
    The friendship of one person for or toward another, or the friendship between them.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. comity

    Synonyms:
    urbanity, pleasantness, affability, blandness

    Antonyms:
    rudeness, distantness, roughness, churlishness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. comity(n.)

    Synonyms:
    courtesy, civility, amenity, politeness, suavity, urbanity, affability, good breeding, good manners

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. comity(n)

    Synonyms:
    politeness, courtesy, civility, graciousness, urbanity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "comity":

    courtesy, vanity, civility, courteousness, concert, politeness

How to pronounce comity?

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How to use comity in a sentence?

  1. Henry Clay:

    All legislation, all government, all society is founded upon the principle of mutual concession, politeness, comity, courtesy upon these everything is based...Let him who elevates himself above humanity, above its weaknesses, its infirmities, its wants, its necessities, say, if he pleases, I will never compromise but let no one who is not above the frailties of our common nature disdain compromises.

  2. Susan Collins:

    Too often nowadays people tune into networks that just reinforce what they already think rather than broadening their exposure to alternative viewpoints, we seem to have lost not only a sense of comity but also community in this country, which is very troubling, and we somehow have to restore civil debate.

  3. Henry Clay:

    All legislation, all government, all society is founded upon the principle of mutual concession, politeness, comity, courtesy; upon these everything is based...Let him who elevates himself above humanity, above its weaknesses, its infirmities, its wants, its necessities, say, if he pleases, I will never compromise; but let no one who is not above the frailties of our common nature disdain compromises.

  4. The President:

    At a time when our politics are so polarized, at a time when norms and customs of political rhetoric and courtesy and comity are so often treated like they're disposable -- this is precisely the time when we should play it straight, because our Supreme Court really is unique. It's supposed to be above politics. It has to be. And it should stay that way.


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