[shi-val-rik, shiv-uhl-rik]
pertaining to chivalry; chivalrous.

1790–1800; chivalr(y) + -ic

nonchivalric, adjective
unchivalric, adjective Unabridged
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chivalry (ˈʃɪvəlrɪ)
n , pl -ries
1.  the combination of qualities expected of an ideal knight, esp courage, honour, justice, and a readiness to help the weak
2.  courteous behaviour, esp towards women
3.  the medieval system and principles of knighthood
4.  knights, noblemen, etc, collectively
[C13: from Old French chevalerie, from chevalier]

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Word Origin & History

1797, from chivalry + -ic. Pronounced by poets with accent on the middle syllable, and since they are the only ones who need it, it might as well be pronounced that way by everyone.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Example sentences
The origins of the gorget can be traced to the chivalric armor.
The heart that beat so ambitiously on the giddy mount was a chivalric heart enough, after all.
But he had a heart of steel, and unbounded confidence in himself and in those chivalric souls he had about him.
Slight and graceful still, he affected the chivalric and courtly in gesture.
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