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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gen·til·i·ty /ʤɛnˈtɪləti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gen·til·i·ty n.
 1. Good extraction; dignity of birth.
    He . . . mines my gentility with my education.   --Shak.
 2. The quality or qualities appropriate to those who are well born, as self-respect, dignity, courage, courtesy, politeness of manner, a graceful and easy mien and behavior, etc.; good breeding.
 3. The class in society who are, or are expected to be, genteel; the gentry. [R.]
 4. Paganism; heathenism. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
          [syn: breeding, genteelness]