Gentility - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʒenˈtɪləti|  American pronunciation of the word gentility
Brit.  |dʒɛnˈtɪlɪti|  British pronunciation of the word gentility


- elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression (syn: breeding, genteelness)


Education was considered a mark of gentility.

...was full of the same gentility and grace that marked the rest of the family...

The hotel had an air of discreet gentility.

His hand was in itself a patent of gentility.

she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility

See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman