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chivalrous

chiv·al·rous

chivalrous

 
pronunciation:
shI vl rs
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having the honorable qualities of courage and loyalty.
a chivalrous warrior
synonyms:
gallant, noble, stout-hearted, valiant
antonyms:
cowardly
similar words:
bold, brave, courageous, dauntless, doughty, faithful, indomitable, intrepid, lionhearted, loyal, stalwart, steadfast, true, valorous
definition 2: kind and courteous in a manner suggestive of chivalry.
The chivalrous host politely assisted his guests.
synonyms:
gentlemanly, gracious
antonyms:
rude, ungentlemanly, ungracious
similar words:
courteous, courtly, gallant, magnanimous, mannerly, well-bred
definition 3: of or relating to chivalry.
synonyms:
courtly, gallant, knightly
similar words:
gentlemanly, high-minded, honorable, lofty, manly, noble, principled, righteous, romantic, stout-hearted, upright, valiant, virtuous
derivations: chivalrously (adv.), chivalrousness (n.)