Antonyms of adj knightly

2 senses of knightly

Sense 1
chivalric, knightly, medieval -- (characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages; "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years")

INDIRECT (VIA future, past) -> present -- (temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration; "the present leader"; "articles for present use"; "the present topic"; "the present system"; "present observations")
INDIRECT (VIA past, present) -> future -- (yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him")

Sense 2
chivalrous, gallant, knightly -- (being attentive to women like an ideal knight)

INDIRECT (VIA courteous) -> discourteous -- (showing no courtesy; rude; "a distant and at times discourteous young")

Similarity of adj knightly

2 senses of knightly

Sense 1
chivalric, knightly, medieval -- (characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages; "chivalric rites"; "the knightly years")
       => past (vs. present) (vs. future) -- (earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year")

Sense 2
chivalrous, gallant, knightly -- (being attentive to women like an ideal knight)
       => courteous (vs. discourteous) -- (characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners; "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon)

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