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gentility

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  1. 1 speech or behavior that is a sign of good breeding was full of the same gentility and grace that marked the rest of the family Synonyms of gentility civility, courteousness, courtesy, genteelness, politeness, graciousness, mannerlinessWords Related to gentility attentiveness, consideration, thoughtfulness; ceremonialness, ceremoniousness, ceremony, formality; chivalrousness, chivalry, courtliness, gallantry, gentlemanliness, knighthood, knightliness; breeding, manners; suaveness, unctuousness, urbanity; elegance, refinement; deference, respect; decency, decorousness, decorum, gentilesse, polish, politesse, propriety, respectability, seemliness; affability, cordiality, friendliness, geniality, hospitality, sociability; felicitousness, gracefulness; humility, meekness, modesty, shynessNear Antonyms of gentility audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brashness, brassiness, disrespect, impertinence, impudence, insolence, sauciness, shamelessness; boorishness, churlishness, clownishness, loutishness, vulgarity; casualness, informality; delinquency, improperness, impropriety, inappropriateness, incorrectness, indecency; inconsiderateness, inconsideration, thoughtlessness; arrogance, conceit, presumption, pretentiousnessAntonyms of gentility discourteousness, discourtesy, impoliteness, incivility, rudeness, surliness, ungraciousness

  2. 2 the highest class in a society as members of the gentility, they felt an obligation to help the less fortunate Synonyms of gentility elite, aristocracy, gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), gentry, nobility, patriciate, quality, upper class, upper crustWords Related to gentility A-list, beau monde, beautiful people, café society, Four Hundred (or 400), glitterati, haut monde (also haute monde), jet set, society; carriage trade, plutocracyNear Antonyms of gentility commoners, (the) crowd, (the) masses, peasantry, peonage, (the) people, plebeians, plebs, (the) populace, (the) public, rank and file; bourgeoisie, middle class, working class; dregs, (the) herd, (the) mob, rabble, rabblement, riffraff, scum, trashAntonyms of gentility proletarians, proletariat



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