Thursday word of the day : Comity

comity \KOM-uh-tee\, noun:

1. A state of mutual harmony, friendship, and respect, especially between or among nations or people; civility.
2. The courteous recognition by one nation of the laws and institutions of another.
3. The group of nations observing international comity.

Comity is from Latin comitas, from comis, "courteous."

from Dictionary.com


design for mankind. said...

I love word of the day! You make us way smarter than we are, Angie. ;)

angie said...

awww… you are so sweet! I should start adding those tricky NYTimes crossword words! hope you and your love are feeling better!