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synonyms for urbanity

  • hauteur
  • breeding
  • charm
  • class
  • courtliness
  • cultivation
  • culture
  • delicacy
  • dignity
  • discernment
  • distinction
  • exquisiteness
  • felicity
  • gentility
  • grace
  • gracefulness
  • grandeur
  • lushness
  • luxury
  • magnificence
  • nicety
  • nobility
  • noblesse
  • ornateness
  • polish
  • politeness
  • propriety
  • purity
  • refinement
  • restraint
  • rhythm
  • sophistication
  • splendor
  • style
  • sumptuousness
  • symmetry
  • tastefulness
  • elegancy
  • good taste
  • poshness
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antonyms for urbanity

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  • bad manners
  • coarseness
  • crudeness
  • dullness
  • insignificance
  • lowliness
  • roughness
  • rudeness
  • simplicity
  • unimportance
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How to use urbanity in a sentence

Urbanity ushers in water that needs no apology, and gives a zest to the worst vintage.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Walter Bellamy, Esquire, sitting in state, received his friend and partner with many smiles and much urbanity.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
All the urbanity of Frenchmen, joined with the delightful frankness of the profession, assured us we were welcome.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
"Nothing what-ever," she answered, with an urbanity that defied the suggestion of malice.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Michael turned out of the noisy main road into the sylvan urbanity of Holland Walk.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
I like lessons in getting on—in other words I suppose you mean in urbanity—from you, Julia!
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
I talked to two most charming young men, who discussed the war with me with perfect freedom and urbanity.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
His manner was decidedly captivating, and his fine manly features produced in my mind a favourable impression of his urbanity.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
To the polished urbanity of a perfect gentleman, he unites the kindly charity of a true Christian.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 100., FEBRUARY 7, 1891VARIOUS
"Miss Dormer's herself an English picture," their visitor pronounced in the tone of a man whose urbanity was a general solvent.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
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WORDS RELATED TO URBANITY

  • ancestry
  • civility
  • conduct
  • courtesy
  • culture
  • development
  • gentility
  • grace
  • lineage
  • manners
  • nurture
  • polish
  • raising
  • rearing
  • refinement
  • schooling
  • training
  • upbringing
  • urbanity
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