Talk:diplomatic

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Hello. Is there a noun corresponding to diplomatic as in "Exhibiting diplomacy; exercising tact or courtesy; using discussion to avoid hard feelings, fights or arguments. "? I understand that the term diplomacy could serve as such, but since diplomacy has other meaning (first in numbering) as well, perhaps some other exists or should exist. Diplomacity is my guess. What say you? Best regards, --Biblbroks 18:07, 9 May 2011 (UTC)

Diplomacity and diplomaticness both sound like words to me. Mglovesfun (talk) 18:10, 9 May 2011 (UTC)
Thanks. If they are used in the sense presented, maybe even a distinction between the two could be made. For example diplomaticity would be the state or the condition of being diplomatic, while diplomaticness would be the quality of being diplomatic. Or am i being too speculative? ;-) All the best, --Biblbroks 19:50, 9 May 2011 (UTC)
I don't think either would meet the attestation requirements for an entry. The noun diplomacy seems to cover both senses. I also don't think that you can count on -ness not meaning "quality of" and certainly not "-ity" not "meaning state or condition". DCDuring TALK 18:51, 8 June 2011 (UTC)
Who do you think is counting on those? Regards, --Biblbroks 20:01, 8 June 2011 (UTC)
I was just responding to your speculation as to a meaning difference between the apparent neologisms you suggested. DCDuring TALK 20:26, 8 June 2011 (UTC)
I am sorry I didn't understand it then. "-ness" could generally mean "quality of being..."? And "-ity" could generally mean "state or condition of being..."? And that even more generally than the previous? --Biblbroks дискашн 21:14, 8 June 2011 (UTC)