gentlemanliness

gentlemanly

[jen-tl-muhn-lee]
adjective
like, befitting, or characteristic of a gentleman.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see gentleman, -ly

gentlemanliness, noun
pseudogentlemanly, adverb
quasi-gentlemanly, adverb
ungentlemanly, adjective
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gentleman (ˈdʒɛntəlmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  a man regarded as having qualities of refinement associated with a good family
2.  a man who is cultured, courteous, and well-educated
3.  a polite name for a man
4.  the personal servant of a gentleman (esp in the phrase gentleman's gentleman)
5.  (Brit) history a man of gentle birth, who was entitled to bear arms, ranking above a yeoman in social position
6.  (formerly) a euphemistic word for a: smuggler
 
'gentlemanly
 
adj
 
'gentlemanliness
 
n

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