Urbanity

Definition of Urbanity

Ur`ban´i`ty
n.1.
1.The quality or state of being urbane; civility or courtesy of manners; politeness; refinement.
The marquis did the honors of his house with the urbanity of his country.
- W. Irving.
2.Polite wit; facetiousness.
Raillery in the sauce of civil entertainment; and without some such tincture of urbanity, good humor falters.
- L'Estrange.

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courtesy, good manners
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