gallantness

noun
gal·​lant·​ness
plural -es

Definition of gallantness

: 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

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History and Etymology for gallantness

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 25 Jun. 2022.

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