What does the word suavity mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Agreeableness; pleasantness.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Geniality; urbanity.

Usage examples for suavity

  1. The Cardinal replied with equal suavity, protesting that such a letter from the Duchess left him nothing more to desire, as it furnished him with an " entire and perfect justification" of his conduct. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1563-64 by John Lothrop Motley
  2. " Why, my dear young lady, you were proposing to sell the place outright for twenty thousand francs," said Boniface with much suavity. – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  3. The suavity of his manner broke fiercely and suddenly. – The Killer by Stewart Edward White