gentility

US [dʒenˈtɪləti]
UK [dʒen'tɪləti]
  • n.文雅;彬彬有礼;高贵的身份;幽静古朴
  • Web有教养;出身高贵;上流
gentility
n.
1.
文雅;彬彬有礼;高贵的身份very good manners and behaviour; the fact of belonging to a high social class
He took her hand with discreet gentility.
他温文尔雅地牵着她的手。
She thinks expensive clothes are a mark of gentility.
她认为昂贵的服装是身份高贵的标志。
2.
幽静古朴the fact of being quiet and old-fashioned
the faded gentility of the town
已失去古朴风貌的城镇

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