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Noun(1) polished courtesy; elegance of manner(2) the quality or character of life in a city or town
(1) Even Paris - long the symbol of centralized urbanity - has experienced a pronounced outward movement.(2) We all got to see how professional he was on the air, and sometimes his urbanity could be mistaken for a certain distance, but in fact, he was a very sensitive, warm, decent man who cared passionately for what he did, for what all of us do.(3) Although Siaguru's urbanity and often sarcastic wit will make the book engaging reading for Europeans with a concern for the fate of the nation, I suspect it will be less attractive for all but a handful of Melanesian readers.(4) It's not threatening urbanity , high culture and tolerance.(5) Henen draws on her awareness of middle class urbanity in her work.(6) A building can be economical and efficient, and have the traditional values of architecture like placedness, psychological succour, urbanity and so on.(7) It was only with a man of such urbanity and diplomacy that Cukor could fully relax beside a tape recorder.(8) It was occasionally used for motor racing: a more bizarre conjunction of urbanity and sport can scarcely be imagined - but then the city was one of the great motor manufacturing centres of the world.(9) His urbanity and sophistication are understandably far removed from the rangy youth rampaging around Edinburgh punk rock clubs with a Jean Paul Sartre novel tucked into the back pocket of his ripped trousers.(10) that polished urbanity of his(11) Modern European languages such as French and English became symbols of modernity, in particular of the newly emergent European nation-states, at the same time as they were associated with urbanity , finery, and higher social status.(12) The graphic city sections take you on a more detailed tour through shop signs, manhole covers and the other unfamiliar objects of urbanity .(13) The room is sleek, but has a relaxed feel when it's full of customers, and this urbanity comes through in the food.(14) His modesty, urbanity and frankness were at once apparent; at the same time his sound sense, and the touch of humour or flash of wit with which he would often enliven a formal conversation, made him singularly attractive.(15) And it is because he followed these instructions with such urbanity , wit, and sophistication, Hale argues, that Milton provided a particular pleasure to his readers and was so successful in refuting his opponent.(16) It is not so difficult to see why in the old tales our grandmothers told us God chooses to reveal himself on mountains, far removed from the chaos of urbanity .
1. urbanity ::
2. townishness ::
4. good breeding ::
6. amenity ::
7. decency ::
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