"Comity" means:

  1. mutual courtesy; civility.
  2. Also called comity of nations. courtesy between nations, as in respect shown by one country for the laws, judicial decisions, and institutions of another.
  3. Friendly social atmosphere.
    1. A social harmony group activities promoting comity bipartisan comity in the Senate.
  4. A loose widespread community based on common social institutions the comity of civilization.
  5. Comity of nations trans-Atlantic comity.
  6. The informal and voluntary recognition by courts of one jurisdiction of the laws and judicial decisions of another.
Plural- comities.
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