chivalrousness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being chivalrous; nobility of spirit; magnanimity; gallantry.

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  • noun the state of being chivalrous

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Examples

  • It conveys a certain amount of chivalrousness and respect for the lady that you are talking to.

    Lou O’ Bedlam’s Friday Feature: Meaghan O’ Connell | Manolith

  • Some bit of ingrained chivalrousness or paternal instinct to protect the womenfolk - even if we're not so inclined - I suppose.

    Functionality

  • This awakened both Ulli's chivalrousness and his sympathy; he wanted to rescue me from the clutches of the devil by spiriting me away.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • She was more than content with Cora's abandonment of him, though, as chivalrousness was not demanded of her, she would have preferred that he should have been the jilt.

    The Flirt

  • She was more than content with Cora's abandonment of him, though, as chivalrousness was not demanded of her, she would have preferred that he should have been the jilt.

    The Flirt

  • To a rare simplicity of manner he added a chivalrousness of spirit that was almost an inspiration to those who were brought into contact with him.

    Memoirs of Sir Wemyss Reid 1842-1885

  • But, fed or hungry, refreshed or thirsty, the men blessed the donors, and that reverently, with a purity of thought, a chivalrousness of regard, a shade of feeling, youthful and sweet and yet virile enough, which went with the Confederate soldier into the service and abode to the end.

    The Long Roll

  • The latter course might have been most deadly of all, had it not been tempered with a certain chivalrousness which abode in Mary Ellen's heart.

    The Girl at the Halfway House A Story of the Plains

  • His love, his forbearance, his chivalrousness had been in vain.

    The Light of Scarthey

  • To a rare simplicity of manner he added a chivalrousness of spirit that was almost an inspiration to those who were brought into contact with him.

    Memoirs of Sir Wemyss Reid 1842-1885

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