[ US /ˈnaɪsnəs/ ]
[ UK /nˈaɪsnəs/ ]
[ UK /nˈaɪsnəs/ ]
the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze
you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew
- a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage
- the quality of nice
How To Use niceness In A Sentence
- Yet height and niceness are by no means the most vital ingredients in an effective and productive boss. Times, Sunday Times
- A mere acceptance implies a shrug; 'confirmee' is cosier, proactive, in keeping with the new niceness. The Times Literary Supplement
- It was surely not wetness, as the incoming president termed their traditional virtues of niceness and fairmindedness.
- There are the softies in love with international law and international institutions, who hold that niceness is nice because it’s nice and the United States should be nicer. Matthew Yglesias » Experts Say
- What has brought on this discourse about niceness, is a meme in which my friend mom-nos has been nominated as a nice person, and in turn has nominated me, which really chuffs me, especially coming from her. Archive 2007-09-01
- Anthony's niceness and kindness acts as a catalyst on the other kids.
- Generic niceness is a dangerous trait to give a character – particularly the protagonist. Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Please do not make your characters generically nice
- Snakeskin ankle boots with amber Perspex heels, a David Bowie soundtrack and messy ponytails subverted the niceness of the collection. Paris fashion week turns to Lady Gaga – and a quiet Belgian
- She just has an affability about her and a niceness about her that permeates everything she does.
- Mr Reagan pulled off his political con-trick through a mixture of calculating charm and genuine niceness.