Courtliness Court"li*ness (-l?-n?s), n. [From {Courtly}.] The quality of being courtly; elegance or dignity of manners. [1913 Webster]

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  • courtliness — courtly ► ADJECTIVE (courtlier, courtliest) ▪ very dignified and polite. DERIVATIVES courtliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • courtliness — noun see courtly I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • courtliness — noun The quality of being courtly; refinement of manners …   Wiktionary

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  • courtliness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. gallantry, refinement, politeness; see courtesy 1 , elegance 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • courtliness — n. quality of being courtly, politeness, quality of having elegant manners …   English contemporary dictionary

  • courtliness — n 1. politeness, politesse, civility, mannerliness, courteousness, courtesy; respect, respectfulness, deference; decorousness, properness, formality, formalness, ceremony, ceremonialism; correctness, tact, diplomacy, savoir faire; gentlemanliness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • courtliness — court·li·ness …   English syllables

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