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Related to gallantries: courageously, braveness

gal·lant·ry

 (găl′ən-trē)
n. pl. gal·lant·ries
1. Nobility of spirit or action; courage.
2. Chivalrous attention toward women; courtliness: "the air of faintly mocking gallantry with which he habitually treated mother" (Louis Auchincloss).
3. The act or an instance of gallant speech or behavior.
4. Archaic A bold or stylish appearance.

gallantry

(ˈɡæləntrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. conspicuous courage, esp in war: the gallantry of the troops.
2. polite attentiveness to women
3. a gallant action, speech, etc

gal•lant•ry

(ˈgæl ən tri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. dashing courage; heroic bravery; noble-minded behavior.
2. chivalrous or flirtatious attention to women.
3. a gallant action or speech.
[1600–10; < Middle French galanterie= Old French galant (see gallant) + -erie -ry]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gallantry - the qualities of a hero or heroinegallantry - the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle); "he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor"
braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness - a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
2.gallantry - courtesy towards womengallantry - courtesy towards women    
good manners, courtesy - a courteous manner
3.gallantry - polite attentiveness to women
courtesy - a courteous or respectful or considerate act

gallantry

gallantry

noun
2. The quality or state of being heroic:
3. Respectful attention, especially toward women:
Translations
تَوَدُّد الى النِّساء، مُغازَلَهشَجاعَه، بَسالَه
galantnoststatečnost
belevenhedopmærksomhedtapperhed
hugrekkiriddaramennska
galantnosť

gallantry

(o.f.) [ˈgæləntrɪ] N
1. (= bravery) → valor m, valentía f
2. (= courtesy) → galantería f, cortesía f
gallantriesgalanterías fpl

gallantry

[ˈgæləntri] n
[soldier] → bravoure f, vaillance f
(= courtly behaviour) → galanterie fgall bladder nvésicule f biliaire

gallantry

n
(= bravery)Tapferkeit f; (= chivalry)Edelmut m
(= attentiveness to women)Ritterlichkeit f, → Galanterie f
(= compliment)Galanterie f, → Artigkeit f (dated)

gallantry

[ˈgæləntrɪ] n (see adj) → valore m militare, prodezza; (XXX) → galanteria

gallant

(ˈgӕlənt) adjective
1. brave. a gallant soldier.
2. which looks splendid or fine. a gallant ship.
ˈgallantly adverb
ˈgallantry noun
1. bravery. He won a medal for gallantry.
2. politeness and attention to ladies. The young man was noted for gallantry.
References in classic literature ?
The youth of the latter was spend in Paris, where the Revolution overtook him when thirty years of age in the midst of his conquests and gallantries.
But that our society may not appear a set of humorists, unacquainted with the gallantries and pleasures of the age, we have among us the gallant Will Honeycomb, a gentleman who, according to his years, should be in the decline of his life.
To be as much out of observation as possible for reasons of her own, and to escape the gallantries of the young men, she set out before the chiming began, and took a back seat under the gallery, close to the lumber, where only old men and women came, and where the bier stood on end among the churchyard tools.