Good breeding sentence example

good breeding
  • From these specific uses the word has come into general use as a synonym of "aristocrat" or "noble," and implies the possession of such qualities as are generally associated with long descent, hereditary good breeding and the like.
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  • The former touched only the more highly educated classes; while to the latter, where privileged individuals alone had entry, novelties were but an undiluted stimulant for the jaded appetites of persons whose ideas of good-breeding, moreover, would have drawn the line at martyrdom.
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  • Badinage and other light railleries were encouraged, provided they were impersonal and no threat to good fellowship or good breeding.
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  • Such publications are a good breeding ground for new ideas but if starved of funds they too easily become extinct.
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  • She and the stud never tied properly at the mating, and it just didn't seem like a very good breeding.
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