un·​chiv·​al·​rous | \ ˌən-ˈshi-vəl-rəs How to pronounce unchivalrous (audio) \

Definition of unchivalrous

: not chivalrous : lacking in chivalry an unchivalrous rivalry

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unchivalrously adverb

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This isn't the first time Trump has been accused of unchivalrous conduct. Stacey Leasca, Glamour, "Donald Trump Hogs Umbrella While Wife and Son Get Rained On," 16 Jan. 2018 They were also viewed as ungentlemanly, a form of unchivalrous cheating – a special kind of insult for professional soldiers. Paul D. Miller, Twin Cities, "Paul D. Miller: Chemical weapons aren’t the real problem in Syria," 23 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of unchivalrous

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unchivalrous was in 1830

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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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