Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / courtliness
FEEDBACK

courtliness

See definition of courtliness on Dictionary.com

synonyms for courtliness

  • courage
  • courtesy
  • fairness
  • politeness
  • valiance
  • civility
  • deference
  • generosity
  • kindness
  • reverence
  • sympathy
  • address
  • affability
  • amenities
  • amiability
  • attentiveness
  • ceremony
  • chivalry
  • comity
  • complaisance
  • consideration
  • cordiality
  • cultivation
  • culture
  • elegance
  • familiarity
  • favor
  • friendliness
  • gallantry
  • geniality
  • gentleness
  • graciousness
  • indulgence
  • polish
  • politeness
  • refinement
  • respect
  • solicitude
  • suavity
  • tact
  • thoughtfulness
  • urbanity
  • courteousness
  • gallantness
  • good behavior
  • good breeding

antonyms for courtliness

MOST RELEVANT
  • impoliteness
  • rudeness
  • cowardice
  • fear
  • humbleness
  • humility
  • immorality
  • impropriety
  • rudeness
  • unsuitableness
  • wrong
  • bad manners
  • disorganization
  • impoliteness
  • indecency
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
      QUIZ
      No Drama (Except K-Dramas) With This K- Trends Quiz
      START THE QUIZ

      How to use courtliness in a sentence

      Sir John turned suddenly, and with the courtliness that was ever his he indulged in a rare exhibition of feeling.
      WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
      He rose from his chair and bowed to her with an Old-World courtliness.
      THE PRIDE OF PALOMARPETER B. KYNE
      Sir Walter Raleigh could not with more courtliness pilot his fair freight across the Avenue.
      TURNS ABOUT TOWNROBERT CORTES HOLLIDAY
      "If you will allow me the pleasure," said Nelson, with the touch of courtliness that showed through his homespun ways.
      STORIES OF A WESTERN TOWNOCTAVE THANET
      There is something akin in Meaux Cathedral to the high soul and courtliness of Bossuet.
      HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
      He swept her a salutation that exaggerated courtliness, and there was a quality of apology in his voice as he spoke.
      THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
      One of the prizes being a line-of-battle ship, Rodney had an opportunity to show appositely his courtliness of breeding.
      TYPES OF NAVAL OFFICERSA. T. MAHAN
      He laughed again, and again sat down; but his manner, though of that playful courtliness, was quite drawn out to her.
      CHARLES AUCHESTER, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)ELIZABETH SHEPPARD
      The delicate pince-nez he wore emphasized slightly the elusive air of supercilious courtliness he always conveyed.
      OTHER THINGS BEING EQUALEMMA WOLF
      This in his best exhibit of old-fashioned courtliness—the "gentleman" through and through, ignorant of anything useful.
      THE DELUGEDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
      Choose the synonym for future
      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO COURTLINESS

      • courage
      • courtesy
      • courtliness
      • fairness
      • politeness
      • valiance
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.