uncourtly

  • 1 uncourtly — uncourtliness, n. /un kawrt lee, kohrt /, adj. 1. not courtly; rude. 2. not conforming to the customs or usage of a royal court: an uncourtly lack of respect for hereditary rank. [1590 1600; UN 1 + COURTLY] * * * …

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  • 2 uncourtly — adjective Not refined or courtly …

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  • 3 uncourtly — a. 1. Rustic, awkward, unrefined, homely, homespun, provincial, inelegant, countrified, unpolished. 2. See uncourteous …

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  • 4 uncourtly — un·courtly …

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  • 5 uncourtly — /ʌnˈkɔtli/ (say un kawtlee) adjective not courtly; rude. –uncourtliness, noun …

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  • 6 uncourtly — adj. not courteous; ill mannered …

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  • 7 Courtly love — God Speed! by Edmund Blair Leighton, 1900: a late Victorian view of a lady giving a favor to a knight about to do battle Courtly love was a medieval European conception of nobly and chivalrously expressing love and admiration.[1] Generally,… …

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  • 8 Vulgarity — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Bad taste. < N PARAG:Vulgarity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 vulgarity vulgarity vulgarism Sgm: N 1 barbarism barbarism Vandalism Gothicism| =>! Sgm: N 1 mauvis gout mauvis gout bad taste Sgm: N …

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  • 9 Discourtesy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Discourtesy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 discourtesy discourtesy Sgm: N 1 ill breeding ill breeding Sgm: N 1 ill manners ill manners bad manners ungainly manners Sgm: N 1 insuavity insuavity Sgm: N 1 uncourteousness …

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  • 10 Rupert of Hentzau — infobox Book | name = Rupert of Hentzau orig title = translator = image caption = Cover of 1898 US Grosset Dunlap edition author = Anthony Hope cover artist = illustrator = Charles Dana Gibson country = United Kingdom language = English series =… …

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  • 11 Book of the Civilized Man — by Daniel of Beccles (Latin: Urbanus Magnus Danielis Becclesiensis). Also known as Liber Urbani or Urbanus Magnus or Civilized Man. It is believed to be the first English courtesy book (or book of manners), dating probably from the beginning of… …

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  • 12 Doctor Slop — Dr Slop is a choleric physician and man midwife in Laurence Sterne s novel The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1759). The doctor is summoned by Tristram Shandy s father to attend his son s imminent birth. Slop makes his first… …

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  • 13 Libeaus Desconus — is a 14th century Middle English version of the popular Fair Unknown story. Its author is thought to be Thomas Chestre. The story matter displays strong parallels to that of Renaut de Beaujeu s Le Bel Inconnu ; both versions describe the… …

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  • 14 Dietmar von Aist — (Codex Manesse), f. 64r Dietmar von Aist was a Minnesinger from a baronial family of Upper Austria, documented between 1140 and 1171, whose work is representative of the lyric poetry of the Danube region. Contents …

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  • 15 Raimon de Miraval — Raimon de Miraval(h) (c. 1135/1160 ndash; c. 1220) was a troubadour (fl. 1180 ndash;1220) and, according to his vida , a poor knight from Carcassonne who owned less than a quarter of the castle of Miraval [Mireval] . Graham Leigh, 28.] Favoured… …

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  • 16 Guillem de Masdovelles — (fl. 1389 ndash;1438) was a Catalan soldier, courtesan, politician, and poet. [Martín de Riquer (1964), Història de la Literatura Catalana , vol. 1 (Barcelona: Edicions Ariel), provides lengthy discussion of both the biographical details of his… …

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  • 17 sesquipedality — noun /ˌsɛskwɪpɪˈdæləti/ An instance or condition of being sesquipedalian. , 1760: Imagine to yourself a little, squat, uncourtly figure of a Doctor Slop, of about four feet and a half perpendicular height, with a breadth of back, and a… …

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  • 18 disorderly — I adjective aberrant, aggressive, agitated, anarchic, anarchical, anarchistic, barbaric, barbarous, bellicose, blustering, blustery, boisterous, brutal, careless, churlish, confused, contumacious, defiant, deranged, destructive, disagreeable,… …

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  • 19 inaffable — I adjective bad natured, bad tempered, bellicose, belligerent, cantankerous, contrary, difficult, discourteous, disrespectful, fractious, impolite, intractable, obstreperous, offensive, perverse, petulant, pugnacious, rude, touchy, troublesome,… …

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  • 20 inelegant — I adjective awkward, base, boorish, churlish, cloddish, coarse, common, crass, crude, earthy, graceless, gross, homely, homespun, ill bred, ill mannered, improper, in bad taste, indecorous, indelicate, inelegans, inurbanus, invenustus, lacking… …

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