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noun as in valor, gallantry

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The basic trope — the last man on the ground — recalls an emotionally resonant idea of responsibility and even chivalry.

In the poem, Gawain is already a beloved and respected member of the Round Table, noted for his chivalry.

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After he arrives at the castle in the poem, Gawain undergoes a kind of testing of his chivalry and his virtue.

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Unfortunately, we only had the one fancy mattress between the two of us, and chivalry compelled me to claim her old backpacking Therm-a-Rest, a solid inch and a half below her perch on the luxurious Paco Pad.

I have never met her, and I am inclined to laud her chivalry.

“There's also the argument that traditional acts of chivalry are frowned upon as ‘suspicious,’” she writes.

Turns out chivalry may not be dead—we just might be looking for it in the wrong places, or rather, from the wrong people.

It may just reassure our faith that chivalry isn't completely over after all.

This is traditional for Royal Spouses who are not themselves entitled to surround their Arms with an order of chivalry.

For in these times of chivalry the best perish first, and in order to live long one must be a monk.

It was a contest for extirpation, and ere it ended the flower of the English and the chivalry of the Indians were laid low.

From feelings of chivalry or other reasons it is not in the nature of the male to inform on the female.

The spirit of feudalism and of the old chivalry had all but departed, but had left a vacuum which was not yet supplied.

My idea was to attract the chivalry and nobility, and make them useful and keep them out of mischief.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chivalry, such as: courage, courtesy, courtliness, fairness, politeness, and valiance.

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