noun see chivalrous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chivalrousness — See chivalrously. * * * …   Universalium

  • chivalrousness — noun the state of being chivalrous …   Wiktionary

  • chivalrousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Respectful attention, especially toward women: chivalry, gallantry. See ATTITUDE, COURTESY …   English dictionary for students

  • chivalrousness — n. braveness, courageousness, nobility, gallantry, loyalty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chivalrousness — chiv·al·rous·ness …   English syllables

  • chivalrousness — nə̇s noun ( es) : quality of being chivalrous : courtesy …   Useful english dictionary

  • chivalrous — adjective Date: 14th century 1. valiant 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of chivalry and knight errantry 3. a. marked by honor, generosity, and courtesy b. marked by gracious courtesy and high minded …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chivalrous — chivalrously, adv. chivalrousness, n. /shiv euhl reuhs/, adj. 1. having the qualities of chivalry, as courage, courtesy, and loyalty. 2. considerate and courteous to women; gallant. 3. gracious and honorable toward an enemy, esp. a defeated one,… …   Universalium

  • romance — romance1 romancer, n. n., adj. /roh mans , roh mans/; v. /roh mans /, n., v., romanced, romancing, adj. n. 1. a novel or other prose narrative depicting heroic or marvelous deeds, pageantry, romantic exploits, etc., usually in a historical or… …   Universalium

  • 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

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