What is another word for ungentlemanly?

259 synonyms found


[ ʌnd͡ʒˈɛntə͡lmənli], [ ʌnd‍ʒˈɛntə‍lmənli], [ ʌ_n_dʒ_ˈɛ_n_t_əl_m_ə_n_l_i]

The term "ungentlemanly" can refer to behaviour that is deemed inappropriate for a gentleman. Some synonyms for this word include unchivalrous, impolite, uncouth, and discourteous. These words all describe actions that would not be considered appropriate for someone who upholds traditional values of etiquette and decorum. Other synonyms for ungentlemanly include disrespectful, improper, and inappropriate. These words can be applied to a wide variety of behaviours, including rudeness, boorishness, and disrespect. In any context, ungentlemanly behaviour is considered undesirable and can damage one's reputation and relationships with others. By using these synonyms, we can expand our vocabulary and more accurately convey the nature of ungentlemanly behaviour.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for ungentlemanly?

The word ungentlemanly is a term used to describe behaviour or actions that are not becoming of a gentleman. Antonyms for ungentlemanly could include gentlemanly, courteous, chivalrous, refined, excellent, polite, and proper. Being gentlemanly is all about treating people in a polite and respectful manner, always doing the right thing, even if it's not the easiest thing, and having class and decorum in everything you do. A gentlemanly man is one who puts others before himself, always speaks and acts with respect and kindness, and follows the standards of etiquette and good manners. In contrast, ungentlemanly men are often seen as rude, disrespectful, and lacking in class or decorum.

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Usage examples for Ungentlemanly

He was insolent and ungentlemanly.
"Brand Blotters"
William MacLeod Raine
And you believe she loves me yet in spite of my ungentlemanly withdrawal?
"Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life"
Ann S. Stephens
The gentleman can not in the nature of things do an ungentle, an ungentlemanly thing."
"The Jericho Road"
W. Bion Adkins

Famous quotes with Ungentlemanly

  • When I was young I had an elderly friend who used often to ask me to stay with him in the country. He was a religious man and he read prayers to the assembled household every morning. But he had crossed out in pencil all the passages that praised God. He said that there was nothing so vulgar as to praise people to their faces and, himself a gentleman, he could not believe that God was so ungentlemanly as to like it.
    W. Somerset Maugham

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