complaisance;

Category: Manners & Morals | Type: Glossary Word | Title: Persuasion (in Context) | Author: Jane Austen | Ch: Chapter 2

Agreeableness, but far more important than what the word connotes for us. Shaftesbury (search on bookdoors website) uses "complaisance" in conjunction with the other highest expressions of the moral life, benevolence and sympathy.

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