Definition of Gentilities

1. Noun. (plural of gentility) ¹



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Definition of Gentilities

1. gentility [n] - See also: gentility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gentilities

gentianophilous
gentianophobic
gentianose
gentians
gentier
gentiest
gentil
gentile
gentile-falcon
gentiles
gentilesse
gentilesses
gentilic
gentilish
gentilism
gentilities (current term)
gentility
gentilize
gentilized
gentilizes
gentilizing
gentilly
gentiobiase
gentiobiose
gentiopicrin
gentiopikrin
gentisic acid
gentisin
gentle
gentle-hearted

Literary usage of Gentilities

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1. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1844)
"... A STORY OF THE gentilities. BY LAMAN BLANCHARD. THERE is often a deep moral meaning, a particular social signification, in a knock at the door. ..."

2. The Past in the Present: What is Civilization? by Sir Arthur Mitchell (1881)
"... which are not healthy in their nature; and it is not difficult to believe that there may be a want of good health in all mere West End gentilities. ..."

3. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"One of his terms, warm from the heat of nature, is worth a million of artful gentilities ; it carries a strong sough always. ..."

4. History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century by William Randolph Hearst (1851)
"When he saw, in contradiction to his prophecies, that the reform was to move in a wider sphere, and that he and his gentilities were not necessary to it, ..."

5. Kate Beaumont by John William De Forest (1872)
"There are other proprieties and gentilities. Now on this extraordinary occasion it seems to me that these other proprieties and ..."

6. Arbor Day Manual: An Aid in Preparing Programs for Arbor Day Exercises edited by Charles Rufus Skinner (1890)
"With some sa 1er foregone gentilities, ved relics of ner wealth of leaves; 4. From the same : The red-oak softer-grained, yields all for lost, And, ..."

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