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n. pl. ur·ban·i·ties
1. Refinement and elegance of manner; polished courtesy.
2. urbanities Courtesies; civilities.
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n, pl -ties
1. the quality of being urbane
2. (usually plural) civilities or courtesies
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ur•ban•i•ty(ɜrˈbæn ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
the quality of being urbane; refined courtesy or politeness; suavity.
[1525–35; < Latin]
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|Noun||1.||urbanity - polished courtesy; elegance of manner|
|2.||urbanity - the quality or character of life in a city or town; "there is an important difference between rusticity and urbanity"|
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
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noun sophistication, culture, polish, charm, grace, courtesy, elegance, refinement, civility, worldliness, suavity, mannerliness He had all the charm and urbanity of the trained diplomat.
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