niceness niceness  /ˈnaɪs nəs/


  1. (n) a courteous manner that respects accepted social usage
  2. (n) the quality of nice
  3. (n) the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze



  1. There's a niceness campaign overtaking corporate America.
  2. The actor has a furtive, slightly abashed niceness, the yearning of a square peg trying to fit into a cool hole.
  3. Today, however, I decided to choose honesty over niceness.



  1. Craig said Fleming defined a quantum of solace _ it means, roughly, a measure of comfort _ as "that spark of niceness in a relationship that if you don't have, you might as well give up."
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Daniel Craig Source: FOXNews

  2. "Randal, you're an amazing leader," Trump said. "Rarely have I seen a leader as good as you, and you lead through niceness."
    on Dec 15, 2005 By: Donald Trump Source: USA Today

  3. "What am I missing here?," wrote Wozniak, who created the Apple I and II computers. "Product secrecy is good for Apple and should be strictly enforced, but maybe 10% of niceness and 90% of strictness is OK too."
    on Apr 26, 2010 By: Steve Wozniak Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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