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cultivated

adjective

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having or showing a taste for the fine arts and gracious living
  • the museum's annual gala for charity attracts not only a very wealthy, but also a very cultivated crowd

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cultivated

verb
past tense of cultivate

Synonyms & Antonyms of cultivated (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to come to have gradually
  • cultivated a taste for opera in order to fit in with his new circle of friends

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3 to look after or assist the growth of by labor and care
  • in an attempt to produce New World counterparts of the wines that he had enjoyed in Europe, Jefferson cultivated several varieties of grapes at Monticello

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4 to work by plowing, sowing, and raising crops on
  • we ought to cultivate the field out back

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The first known use of cultivated was in 1645

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“Cultivated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cultivated. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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