Definitions for comityˈkɒm ɪ ti
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
com•i•tyˈkɒm ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
mutual courtesy; civility.
Also called com′ity of na′tions. courtesy between nations, as in respect shown by one country for the laws and institutions of another.
Origin of comity:
1535–45; < L cōmitās=cōm(is) affable +-itās -ity
a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect
Courtesy and considerate behaviour towards others; social harmony.
Friendly understanding and mutual recognition between two entities, especially nations.
Origin: From comitas, from comis
mildness and suavity of manners; courtesy between equals; friendly civility; as, comity of manners; the comity of States