chivalry

as in gallantry
speech or behavior that is honorable and polite Gentlemen who were lucky enough to gain invites to the state dinner are expected to act with the finest chivalry. In an act of rare chivalry, the driver allowed several cars stopped at a "yield" sign to go ahead.

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“Chivalry.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chivalry. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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