HyperDic: chivalry

English > 2 senses of the word chivalry:
NOUNattributechivalry, gallantry, politessecourtesy towards women
cognitionchivalry, knightlinessthe medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct
chivalry > pronunciation
Soundsshih'vahlriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > chivalry: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningcourtesy towards women.
Synonymsgallantry, politesse
Broadercourtesy, good mannersA courteous manner
Spanishcaballería medieval, caballería, caballerosidad, galantería, generosidad, nobleza
Catalancavallerositat, galanteria, generositat, noblesa
English > chivalry: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct.
Synonymknightliness
BroaderprincipleA rule or standard especially of good behavior
Adjectiveschivalriccharacteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
chivalrousbeing attentive to women like an ideal knight

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