Gentlemanliness


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Gen´tle`man`li`ness


n.1.The state of being gentlemanly; gentlemanly conduct or manners.
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Watson, but Watson, instead of seeing that it was a rebuke, accepted the title as a tribute to his gentlemanliness.
From her life's experience gathered in various "business houses" the good woman had taken into her retirement an ideal of gentlemanliness as exhibited by the patrons of private-saloon bars.
Vitale casts a wide net, moving briskly in several pages from the ancient Roman pugilatus to Mussolini's cult of physicality and strength, only to conclude that boxing never really took hold in Italy as it did in England and Russia, where martial arts skill was part of the code of noble gentlemanliness.
As I write this I'm thinking of my father's unique blend of self-deprecation and dignity, his approachable elegance, his charisma without audacity, his old-world gentlemanliness and the hand-forged tower of his work," Adam Cohen wrote.
When I heard these things [says Xenophon], I formed the opinion that [Socrates] himself was blessed and that he led those who heard him to gentlemanliness (nobility and goodness).
The masculinity you see in the City is cloaked long ago under gentlemanliness and rationality and 'good business practice'.
Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg's description of Tory grandee Lord Heseltine "The masculinity you see in the City is cloaked long ago under gentlemanliness and rationality and 'good business practice'.
There's something about traditional manliness and chivalry and gentlemanliness.
MacLeish's, probably because of the gentleman's deep old-fashioned gentlemanliness.
Throughout the course of the novel, Temple is threatened by nearly everyone: "perpetually crushed by Sanctuary's all-male institutions of family, gentlemanliness, prostitution, civil protection, medicine, and law" (Gamier 166).
Unlike such prescriptions as 'decent' kissing, which was ill defined, gentlemanliness (in its full physical and behavioural connotations) was not vague.
Overall, Conradi distinguishes a romantic drive in the passion for writing and also an ambiguous role of gentlemanliness in her novels.