Intrepidity vs Gallantry - What's the difference?

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Intrepidity is a synonym of gallantry.


As nouns the difference between intrepidity and gallantry

is that intrepidity is the quality of being intrepid; bravery while gallantry is courage.

intrepidity

English

Noun

(intrepidities)
  • The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
  • *1877 , , page 11
  • which involve the sharpest hazards to life and honour and the highest instant decisions and intrepidities of action.

    Synonyms

    * (bravery) boldness, braveness, bravery, fearlessness, fortitude, intrepidness, undauntedness, valour

    gallantry

    English

    Noun

    (gallantries)
  • courage
  • chivalrous courtliness, especially towards women
  • an instance of gallant behaviour or speech