Synonyms of polite in English:

polite


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adjective

1‘we were too polite to comment’

SYNONYMS
well mannered, civil, courteous, respectful, deferential, well behaved, well bred, gentlemanly, ladylike, chivalrous, gallant, genteel, cultivated, gracious, urbane, well brought up
tactful, considerate, thoughtful, discreet, diplomatic
dated mannerly
ANTONYMS

rude, impolite

2‘the picture outraged polite society’

SYNONYMS
civilized, refined, cultured, sophisticated, genteel, well bred, urbane, elegant, courtly
ANTONYMS

savage, uncivilized