gallantness

noun

gal·​lant·​ness
plural -es
: the quality or state of being gallant
the gallantness of the futile charge against the enemy
said he had no use for gallantness or other useless courtesy

Word History

Etymology

Middle English galantnesse, from galant, galaunt gallant, adjective + -nesse -ness

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“Gallantness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gallantness. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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