A city in southeast France on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, capital of the department of Alpes-Maritimes.
- to try to be friendly or cooperative
- altogether, in a pleasing way
likes his tea nice and hot
Other Word Forms of Nice
Origin of Nice
From Middle English nice, nyce, nys, from Old French nice, niche, nisce (“simple, foolish, ignorant"), from Latin nescius (“ignorant, not knowing"); compare nescire (“to know not, be ignorant of"), from ne (“not") + scire (“to know").
Name of a Unix program used to invoke a script or program with a specified priority, with the implication that running at a lower priority is "nice" (kind, etc.) because it leaves more resources for others.
Middle English foolish from Old French from Latin nescius ignorant from nescīre to be ignorant nescience
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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