urbanity

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noun ur·ban·i·ty \ˌər-ˈba-nə-tē\

Definition of urbanity

plural

urbanities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being urbane

  2. 2 urbanities plural :  urbane acts or conduct

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First Known Use of urbanity

15th century

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