chivalrousness


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chiv·al·rous

 (shĭv′əl-rəs)
adj.
1. Having the qualities of gallantry and honor attributed to an ideal knight.
2. Of or relating to chivalry.
3. Characterized by consideration and courtesy, especially toward women.

chiv′al·rous·ly adv.
chiv′al·rous·ness n.
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chivalrousness

noun
Respectful attention, especially toward women:
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