1. [ noun ] the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
Synonyms: valor heroism valorousness valourousness valiance valiancy valour

"he showed great heroism in battle" "he received a medal for valor"

Related terms: courage
2. [ noun ] courtesy towards women
Synonyms: chivalry politesse
Related terms: courtesy
3. [ noun ] polite attentiveness to women
Related terms: courtesy
Similar spelling:   gallant