Knightliness Knight"li*ness, n. The character or bearing suitable for a knight; chivalry. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • knightliness — noun the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct • Syn: ↑chivalry • Derivationally related forms: ↑chivalric (for: ↑chivalry), ↑chivalrous (for: ↑chivalry) …   Useful english dictionary

  • knightliness — noun see knightly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • knightliness — See knightly. * * * …   Universalium

  • knightliness — noun knightly behaviour; chivalry …   Wiktionary

  • knightliness — knight·li·ness …   English syllables

  • knightly — knightliness, n. /nuyt lee/, adj. 1. characteristic of a knight; noble, courageous, and generous: knightly deeds. 2. being or resembling a knight. 3. of or belonging to a knight: knightly duties. 4. composed of knights. adv. 5. in a manner… …   Universalium

  • knightly — adjective Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a knight < tales of knightly adventures > 2. made up of knights • knightliness noun • knightly adverb …   New Collegiate 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

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