Gallantness Gal"lant*ness, n. The quality of being gallant. [1913 Webster]

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  • gallantness — index prowess (bravery) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • gallantness — noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English galantnesse, from galant, galaunt gallant, adjective + nesse ness : the quality or state of being gallant the gallantness of the futile charge against the enemy said he had no use for gallantness or other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gallantness — gal·lant·ness …   English syllables

  • gallant — gallantly, adv. gallantness, n. adj. /gal euhnt/ for 1, 3, 4; /geuh lant , lahnt , gal euhnt/ for 2, 5; n. /geuh lant , lahnt , gal euhnt/; v. /geuh lant , lahnt /, adj. 1. brave, spirited, noble minded, or chivalrous: a gallant knight; a gallant …   Universalium

  • prowess — I (ability) noun adeptness, adroitness, cleverness, competence, competency, craft, deftness, dexterity, excellence, expertise, expertness, facility, finesse, know how, mastership, mastery, proficiency, skill, skillfulness, virtuosity, wizardry II …   Law dictionary

  • bravery — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, Sunday best, boldness, braveness, chiffon, chivalrousness, chivalry, clinquant, conspicuous gallantry, courage, courageousness, daring, determination, doughtiness, fearlessness, festoons, finery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chivalry — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, FFVs, ancienne noblesse, aristocracy, arms, art of war, baronage, baronetage, bigheartedness, bigness, boldness, braveness, bravery, chivalrousness, conspicuous gallantry, courage, courageousness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • courtliness — Synonyms and related words: amenities, augustness, chivalrousness, chivalry, civilities, civility, comity, convention, courtly politeness, decencies, decorum, dignifiedness, dignity, diplomatic code, elegance, elegancies, etiquette, exquisite… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gallantry — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, address, addresses, amenity, amorous pursuit, attention, backbone, boldness, braveness, bravery, chivalrousness, chivalry, conspicuous gallantry, courage, courageousness, court, courtesy, courting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heroism — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, bigheartedness, bigness, boldness, braveness, bravery, chivalrousness, chivalry, consequence, conspicuous gallantry, courage, courageousness, distinction, doughtiness, elevation, eminence, errantry,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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