(a) [U] quality of being polite 有礼貌; 客气
*He was noted for his politeness. 大家都知道他很有礼貌.
(b) [C] polite act 有礼貌的表现
*I recall his many politenesses over the years. 我还记得他多年来很多有礼貌的事情.
1. Goleman is looking for methods to restore "politeness to our streets and caring in our community life". 戈尔曼在寻找方法恢复"大街上的彬彬有礼，社区生活中的互相关心"。