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  1. pleasantriesnoun

    A short polite conversation before the serious conversation

  2. pleasantriesnoun

    "Exchanging pleasantries"

  3. pleasantriesnoun

    Plural form of pleasantry.

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  1. Pleasantries

    of Pleasantry

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleasantries in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pleasantries in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pleasantries in a Sentence

  1. Amy Berman Jackson:

    Order and decorum and dignity are not just old-fashioned pleasantries.

  2. Peter Vlitas:

    I would say the pleasantries for taking the time to meet with us have gone out the window and we go right to the meat of the question. After one and a half years, we get right to it. We want an explanation why.

  3. Julio Aguilar/Getty Images:

    Oh, we were just exchanging pleasantries.

  4. Trump Jr.:

    After pleasantries were exchanged, the woman stated that she had information that individuals connected to Russia were funding the Democratic National Committee and supporting Ms. Clinton, her statements were vague, ambiguous and made no sense. No details or supporting information was provided or even offered.

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