Examples of cultivated in a Sentence
the museum's annual gala for charity attracts not only a very wealthy, but also a very cultivated crowd
Recent Examples of cultivated from the Web
Roscheisen recently chatted with this newspaper about the business of cultivated diamonds and his firm’s high-tech method of manufacture.
Many French analysts doubt that Mr. Macron, with his earnest, cultivated style often peppered with literary references, can reach a voting public destabilized by globalization and the Islamist threat.
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First Known Use of cultivated
Synonymsaccomplished, civilized, couth, cultured, genteel, polished, refined
Antonymsbarbaric, barbarous, philistine, uncivilized, uncultured, ungenteel, unpolished, unrefined
Related Wordscerebral, highbrow, highbrowed, high-toned, intellectual, intellectualist, intellectualistic; bourgeois, middlebrow; educated, erudite, knowledgeable, learned, literate, scholarly, well-read; civil, courteous, mannerly, polite, well-bred; cosmopolitan, sophisticated, urbane; hypercivilized, overcivilized, oversophisticated
Near Antonymsignorant, illiterate, uneducated, unlettered; lowbrow, unintelligent; coarse, ill-bred, ill-mannered; backwoods, provincial, rustic (also rustical); inelegant, polyester, unsophisticated; boorish, churlish, cloddish, clownish, crude, uncouth, vulgar
CULTIVATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cultivated for English Language Learners
: raised or grown on a farm or under other controlled conditions
: prepared and used for growing crops
: having or showing good education, taste, and manners
CULTIVATED Defined for Kids
Definition of cultivated for Students
- cultivated fruits
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