HyperDic: urbanity

English > 2 senses of the word urbanity:
NOUNattributeurbanitypolished courtesy
attributeurbanitythe quality or character of life in a city or town
English > urbanity: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningpolished courtesy; elegance of manner.
Broadercourtesy, good mannersA courteous manner
Adjectivesurbaneshowing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
English > urbanity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality or character of life in a city or town.
Example"there is an important difference between rusticity and urbanity"
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositerusticity, gaucherieThe quality of being rustic / rustic or gauche
Adjectivesurbanlocated in or characteristic of a city or city life
urbanrelating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area

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