Synonyms for gentility
- blue blood
- gentle birth
- good breeding
- good family
- good manners
- high birth
- ruling class
- upper class
- upper crust
Antonyms for gentility
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GENTILITY
What, in the name of gentility, can you know of fashionable life?
The boy, Leonard Bast, stood at the extreme verge of gentility.
By that road, his progress to the goal of gentility would be smooth and simple.
To me, this was a precious document; it was a patent of gentility at once.
I knew that the gentility of the knock had taken both her and her mother aback.
Now, I must say that is the very tip-top of gentility and politeness.
I have seen in my own family that horrible mixture, Gentility and Poverty.
She was shabbily dressed, with a trace of gentility in clothes and manner.
What they did enjoy was not the flowers themselves but their association with gentility.
Now, it was quiet and gentility, easy-living and refinement.
mid-14c., "gentle birth," from Old French gentilité (14c.) or directly from Latin gentilitatem (nominative gentilitas) "relationship in the same family or clan," from gentilis (see gentle). Meaning "state of being gentile" is from 1520s.