After a bitter election season, bipartisanship and comity are in vogue.
While not an enormous policy step, it was a powerful symbol of civility and comity.
Part of the reason for the comity in the wake of Sandy is that they have been co-captaining the same ship for quite a while now.
Republicans have pushed every procedural edge as a minority, undermining the basic trust and comity of the institution.
It does not satisfy the required conditions upon which alone the comity of nations would respect it.
comity has a toll-gate at which you must pay, or you may not enter the land of Freedom.
But the comity of nations regards a public vessel as representing the sovereignty of the nation whose flag it bears.
The Indian raised his hand, and oscillated it as a signal of comity.
So the war went on between players and payers, and "Merrie England" became a byword of reproach in the comity of nations.
Of this law, probably, comity of nations is the chief component.
a state of mutual harmony, friendship, and respect, esp. between or among nations or people; civility
Latin comis 'courteous, friendly'
early 15c., "association," from French comité, from Latin comitas "courtesy, friendliness, kindness, affability," from comis "courteous, friendly, kind," of uncertain origin. Meaning "courtesy" in English is from 1540s. Phrase comity of nations attested from 1862: "The obligation recognized by civilized nations to respect each other's laws and usages as far as their separate interests allow."