A genteel word for the genteel
Mnemonic - Lady eel rough, gent eel well bred and elegant
Word - Genteel
Meaning - well bred and elegant
Part of Speech - adjective
Synonyms - courteous, graceful, civil, well-mannered, refined, sophisticated
Antonyms - rough, rugged, unsophisticated, callous
1 The genteel elegance of the queen was in contrast to the rough and loud king.
2 He was a rich man now but the genteel atmosphere of the party still made him uncomfortable.
3 Though they are not rich, they are genteel and they never looked out of place in the gathering.
4 His genteel manners were responsible in making him win over many customers and making his business flourish.
5 The genteel, young lady had many suitors to choose from.
6 Just because he is genteel you shouldn't assume that he has not seen hard times in his life.
1 He wanted his son to be in a school which bred genteelness.