AskDefine | Define niceness

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1 a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage [syn: politeness] [ant: impoliteness]
2 the quality of nice [ant: nastiness]
3 the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze; "you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew" [syn: subtlety]

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  1. the quality of being nice
  2. an action that demonstrates that quality
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