gallantry vs valorousness what difference

what is difference between gallantry and valorousness

English

Etymology

From French galanterie, equivalent to gallant +‎ -ry.

Noun

gallantry (countable and uncountable, plural gallantries)

  1. courage
    • 1926, P. G. Wodehouse, ‘Lord Emsworth and the Girl Friend’, Penguin, Harmondsworth: 1992, p 98.
      ‘I have the greatest respect for the young lady to whom you refer. She behaved on a certain recent occasion – on two recent occasions – with notable gallantry and resource, and I won’t have her bally-ragged.’
  2. chivalrous courtliness, especially towards women
  3. an instance of gallant behaviour or speech

Synonyms

  • gallanthood
  • gallantness

Translations



English

Alternative forms

  • valourousness (rare)

Etymology

valorous +‎ -ness

Noun

valorousness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being valorous; valour.

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