It’s nice to speak nicely in the modern world. Though this adjective has become another parasite of our vocabulary. It’s curious to learn that in the Middle English this word had the meaning ‘foolish’, ‘stupid’, ‘ignorant’, ‘incapable’. An amazing transformation through the centuries, isn’t it?
A modern one has double signification: likable, agreeable; precise, refined.
Here’re some synonyms, which can enrich your vocabulary and indeed make the life nicer.
Nice (likable, agreeable): cordial, lovely, kind, superior, admirable, attractive, charming, delightful, gracious, helpful, genial, pleasant, polite, well-mannered, winsome
Nice (precise, refined): fine, particular, right, accurate, careful, correct, exact, proper, respectable, seemly, strict, virtuous
Enjoy speaking English!