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1. genteel

adjective. ['dʒɛnˈtiːl'] marked by refinement in taste and manners.

Synonyms

  • polite
  • civilized
  • civilised
  • refined
  • cultivated

Antonyms

  • impolite
  • impoliteness
  • incivility
  • uncivil

Etymology

  • gentil (French)
  • gentilis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Genteel

  • pospisil
  • mendivil
  • automobile
  • zavadil
  • villarreal
  • villamil
  • vandriel
  • becerril
  • vantil
  • vanheel
  • puerile
  • pierceall
  • mczeal
  • mcniel
  • mcneill
  • mcneil
  • mcneel
  • mcneal
  • mcgreal
  • mcdeal
  • macneill
  • macneil
  • macneal
  • jabril
  • corniel
  • corneal
  • congeal
  • conceal
  • braziel
  • brazeal

Sentences with genteel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Opt for something genteel and leisurely and keep your guest list small.

2. shabby-genteel

adjective. trying to maintain dignity and self respect despite shabbiness.

Antonyms

  • modest
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