a (1) : decorum of conduct : courtesy (2) : attitudes or activity marked by false delicacy, prudery, or affectation
b : superior social status or prestige evidenced by manners, possessions, or mode of life
Examples of GENTILITY
- Education was considered a mark of gentility.
- <was full of the same gentility and grace that marked the rest of the family>
First Known Use of GENTILITY
Related to GENTILITY
- civility, courteousness, courtesy, genteelness, politeness, graciousness, mannerliness
- discourteousness, discourtesy, impoliteness, incivility, rudeness, surliness, ungraciousness
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