noun, plural suav·i·ties.
- suaviter in modo, fortiter in re,
- sub judice,
- sub rosa,
- sub verbo,
- sub voce
Origin of suavity
Examples from the Web for suavity
If it were not for her large benevolence and suavity, which makes her a very agreeable woman, he would be badly henpecked.How to Become Rich|William Windsor
But, combining diplomacy with suavity, Powell prevailed a second time.Makers and Romance of Alabama History|B. F. Riley
He was a scoundrel of the deepest dye, without any of the suavity of manner which characterized his companion.
Yet these too, with all their sympathy and suavity and sweet reasonableness, are policemen au fond.Adventures and Enthusiasms|E. V. Lucas
His suavity had returned, and along with it a dignity of bearing not observable before.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
c.1400, "pleasantness, delightfulness; kindness, gentleness," from Latin suavitas, from suavis (see suave).