Antonyms for niceness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : nahys
Phonetic Transcription : naɪs

Definition of niceness

Origin :
  • 1520s, "folly, foolish behavior," from nice + -ness. Meaning "exactness" is from 1670s; that of "pleasantness" is from 1809.
  • noun accuracy
  • noun kindness
Example sentences :
  • If not what her niceness makes her think blameworthy, why does she blame herself?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • An' her havin' to grow up a young lady with nothin' but niceness in her!
  • Extract from : « Terry » by Rosa Mulholland
  • Safety is more to be respected than show or niceness for ease.
  • Extract from : « How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • "I should be sorry to have her niceness all come out in looks," said Betty's mother.
  • Extract from : « A Little Girl in Old Boston » by Amanda Millie Douglas
  • She had never quite got over the lack of 'niceness' about those ploughs.
  • Extract from : « The Freelands » by John Galsworthy
  • Oh, dear peoplekins, do you think we shall ever get used to this niceness?
  • Extract from : « The Wyndam Girls » by Marion Ames Taggart
  • I say nothing about that excess of niceness to which they are so devoted.
  • Extract from : « The Thirteen » by Honore de Balzac
  • But you cannot swallow your pride and your niceness without any discomfort.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of a Midget » by Walter de la Mare
  • A reputation that required some niceness of proficiency to retain.
  • Extract from : « The One-Way Trail » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Men have not yet adjusted their relations to morality and law with any niceness.
  • Extract from : « Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches » by Theodore Roosevelt

Synonyms for niceness

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