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Synonyms for complaisance
kəmˈpleɪ səns, -zəns, ˈkɒm pləˌzænscom·plai·sance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complaisance, compliance, compliancy, obligingness, deferencenoun

    a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others

    Synonyms:
    abidance, submission, conformity, respectfulness, respect, deference, conformation, obligingness, compliance, compliancy

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. complaisancenoun

    Synonyms:
    civility, courtesy, politeness, urbanity, suavity, condescension, complacence, affability, good-breeding

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  1. List of paraphrases for "complaisance":

    complacency, convenience

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#2165compliance
#3430submission
#5346convenience
#14659conformity
#24330conformation
#35828deference
#42263complacency
#106777compliancy
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How to use complaisance in a sentence?

  1. Robert Burns:

    The great Creator to revereMust sure become the creatureBut still the preaching cant forbear,And ev'n the rigid featureYet ne'er with wits profane to rangeBe complaisance extendedAn atheist laugh's a poor exchangeFor deity offended.

  2. Agnes Repplier:

    It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.


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