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complaisance (n.)

"civility and graciousness, desire to please," 1650s, from French complaisance (14c.), in Middle French "care or desire to please," from Medieval Latin complacentia "satisfaction, pleasure" (see complacence). Related: Complaisancy.

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Definitions of complaisance from WordNet

complaisance (n.)
a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others;
Synonyms: compliance / compliancy / obligingness / deference
From wordnet.princeton.edu