- Word Combinations (noun)
|part of speech:
||the quality or state of one who is genteel; refinement of manners and behavior.
Proper table manners are often seen as a sign of gentility.They hoped the prestigious boarding school would give their son both education and gentility.
- similar words:
- culture, polish, refinement
||the quality or state of one who is a member of the upper class.
The candidate's gentility lost him votes from working class citizens.
||courtesy, cultivation, elegance, etiquette