Today’s word of the day is ‘Polite‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Polite [ puh–lahyt ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The adjective is derived from late Middle English.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Sabhy
2. Spanish – Educado(masculine); Educada(feminine)
3. French – Poli(masculine); Polie(feminine)
4. Mandarin – Yǒu lǐmào de
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. As a Swede, I have a very limited interest in etiquette, but shutting up seemed like the polite thing to do even to me.
2. On Friday, Scarane and her supporters were at the doors, having conversations that ranged from polite to promising.
3. His smile was polite, but the eyes held a glint of humor.
4. I guess I wasn’t very polite, making a face like that.
5. Presently he rose and left the table with a polite bow that included both the others.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
affable, amiable, attentive, civil, conciliatory, considerate, cordial, courteous, courtly, deferential, diplomatic,, friendly, pleasant, respectful, sociable, sympathetic, elegant, mild, nice, obliging, obsequious, polished, politic, punctilious, urbane, well-bred, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
aloof, antagonistic, callous, disagreeable, discourteous, impolite, inattentive, inconsiderate, mean, rude, uncivil, unmannerly, unmindful, unpleasant, unrefined, unsociable, uncivilized, etc
Being a nice person is about courtesy: you’re friendly, polite, agreeable, and accommodating. When people believe they have to be nice in order to give, they fail to set boundaries, rarely say no, and become pushovers, letting others walk all over them.
Canadians are known to be nice and polite but Chris Alexander is a rare exception. I dug around and found some interesting information. [Thread]
— Shoaib Taimur (@shobz) August 2, 2021