Origin of chivalrous
Examples from the Web for unchivalrous
To our surprise the women present made no protest against this unchivalrous reflection on their horsemanship.Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena|H. J. Mozans
Unchivalrous, un-shiv′al-rus, adj. not chivalrous or honourable.
It was well that Miss Verbena Martin could not overhear their talk, which was unchivalrous and unfriendly in the extreme.The Happy Family|Bertha Muzzy Bower
Gourlay's men took their cue from their master, and were contemptuous of Barbie, most unchivalrous scorners of its old maids.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown
He could not exult over her, for that would be unchivalrous; but would not her own conscience reproach her bitterly?Romance of California Life|John Habberton
Word Origin for chivalrous
mid-14c., from Old French chevaleros "knightly, noble, chivalrous," from chevalier (see chevalier; also cf. chivalry). According to OED, obsolete in English and French from mid-16c. Not revived in French, but brought back in English late 18c. by romantic writers fond of medieval settings.