inurbane

adjective in·urbane \(¦)in, ən+\

Definition of inurbane

  1. :  lacking in refinement or courtesy

inurbanity

\¦in+\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of inurbane

Latin inurbanus, from in- 1in- + urbanus of the city, refined — more at urban


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