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ur·ban·i·ty

 (ûr-băn′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. ur·ban·i·ties
1. Refinement and elegance of manner; polished courtesy.
2. urbanities Courtesies; civilities.

urbanity

(ɜːˈbænɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the quality of being urbane
2. (usually plural) civilities or courtesies

ur•ban•i•ty

(ɜrˈbæn ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
the quality of being urbane; refined courtesy or politeness; suavity.
[1525–35; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urbanity - polished courtesyurbanity - polished courtesy; elegance of manner
good manners, courtesy - a courteous 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
gaucherie, rusticity - the quality of being rustic or gauche

urbanity

noun sophistication, culture, polish, charm, grace, courtesy, elegance, refinement, civility, worldliness, suavity, mannerliness He had all the charm and urbanity of the trained diplomat.

urbanity

noun
Refined, effortless beauty of manner, form, and style:
Translations

urbanity

[ɜːˈbænɪtɪ] Nurbanidad f, cortesía f

urbanity

n (of person, manner)weltmännische Art, Gewandtheit f, → Urbanität f (geh); (= civility)Höflichkeit f; (of manner, words)Verbindlichkeit f
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