Comity - #526


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Feb 28 2019 16

Today's word of the day is comity, C-O-M-I-T-Y. Comity is a noun that means Friendly civility.


Coming from the Latin word Comitus (KAAM uh tus) meaning courteousness, comity is often used in a formal settings and may sound out of place if used casually. So instead of: my son and daughter have found a comity between them, you might say: after a contentious, ugly election, the candidates have settled into a welcome comity.


Once again, comity is spelled C-O-M-I-T-Y.