from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of good behavior or conduct; becoming in manner; courteous; civil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of a person Having good manners and acting properly
  • adjective mathematics (of a function) Having a finite derivative (of all orders) at all points, and having no discontinuities

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct


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