mannerliness


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Related to mannerliness: courteousness
See: decorum
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The worker-oriented focal point of servant leadership is revealed in a greater recognition of leader-member dyadic mannerliness of exchange within the workgroup: the servant leader's "subordinate first" stress assists the leader in accomplishing better operation of workgroup fellows.
The surface of the poem, though, is all precieux mannerliness. The lover betrays none of the aggressiveness typical of the suitors in such poems; he is reserved, a gentleman throughout.
Attentiveness to forms of civility is not benevolence but rather mannerliness. And make no mistake about it: Mannerliness is indeed a virtue, not some superfluous affectation practiced by those with too much time on their hands.