[ noun ] a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage
Used in print(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
Ordinary politeness may have militated against this opinion being stated so badly but anyone with a wide acquaintance in both groups and who has sat through the many round_tables , workshops or panel_discussions - whatever they are called - on this subject will recognize that the final , boiled_down crux_of_the_matter is education .(Christopher Davis, First Family....)
She greeted her husband 's colleagues with smiling politeness , offering nothing .