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Another word for genteel

  1. Characterized by good manners

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  2. Marked by excessive concern for propriety and good form

      1. Like an old maid; prim; precise; particular.
      2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
      1. Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
      2. Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
      3. Conforming strictly to rule or proper form:
      1. Neat and trim:
      2. Precise or proper to the point of affectation; excessively decorous.
      3. Stiffly formal, precise, moral, etc.; proper; demure
      1. (Informal) Very prim or precise; fussy, prudish, etc.
      2. Excessively or affectedly prim and proper.
      1. Designating an adjective formed from a proper noun, as Bostonian
      2. Strictly following rules or conventions, especially in social behavior; seemly:
      3. Out-and-out; thorough:
      1. Marked by or exhibiting the characteristics of a prude; priggish.
      2. Like or characteristic of a prude; too modest or proper
      1. Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion
      2. Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines and practice.
      3. Precise in observance of legal or religious requirements; strict; overscrupulous; rigid; "” often used by way of reproach or contempt.
      1. Alternative spelling of straight-laced.
      2. Narrowly strict or severe in behavior or moral views
      3. Excessively strict in behavior, morality, or opinions.
      1. (Informal) Dull or stodgy; not interesting or stimulating
      2. Poorly ventilated; having little fresh air; close
      3. Conservative, conventional, old-fashioned, etc.
      1. Of, relating to, or belonging to the period of the reign of Queen Victoria:
      2. Being in the highly ornamented, massive style of architecture, decor, and furnishings popular in 19th-century England.
      3. Relating to or displaying the standards or ideals of morality regarded as characteristic of the time of Queen Victoria:
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Another word for genteel