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synonyms for chivalrous

  • benevolent
  • big
  • bold
  • brave
  • considerate
  • courageous
  • courteous
  • courtly
  • gallant
  • gentlemanlike
  • great-hearted
  • heroic
  • high-minded
  • honorable
  • intrepid
  • lofty
  • magnanimous
  • manly
  • noble-minded
  • polite
  • quixotic
  • spirited
  • sublime
  • true
  • valorous
See also synonyms for: chivalrously / chivalrousness / unchivalrous
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antonyms for chivalrous

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  • afraid
  • cowardly
  • fearful
  • frightened
  • humble
  • unchivalrous
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How to use chivalrous in a sentence

The most recklessly chivalrous terms are indeed consonant with Sir Edward's character.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
By now his name was well known to friend and foe alike, and his chivalrous nature was admired, even by his enemies.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
His frank, chivalrous nature was captivated by the bold personality of the Corsican, so great in war, so attractive in peace.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The main certainty about his hapless157 expedition to Ireland is the certainty that he fought with the most chivalrous ardour.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
But neither with the domestic feeling nor with the chivalrous feeling has the wicked priest any sympathy.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Joanna enters to offer the Prince her thanks for his chivalrous defence of her fair name, and dismisses the other courtiers.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Even Frances and Sophy were chivalrous; and it had touched them, that dismal spectacle of Jane doing her sad best.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
His impulse is to be chivalrous, for chivalry is not regulated by income nor deadened by pennilessness.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
"Thank you for your chivalrous impulse to help me," she said, frankly, holding out her bare hand.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
He much preferred they should take that view of it, and he was chivalrous enough to hope she would think so too.
GALLEGHER AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHIVALROUS

  • all heart
  • altruistic
  • beneficent
  • benign
  • big
  • big-hearted
  • bounteous
  • bountiful
  • caring
  • chivalrous
  • compassionate
  • considerate
  • generous
  • helpful
  • humane
  • humanitarian
  • kindhearted
  • liberal
  • magnanimous
  • philanthropic
  • tenderhearted
  • warmhearted
  • well-disposed
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