from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Lack of urbanity or courtesy; bad manners.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Lack of urbanity or courtesy; unpolished manners or deportment; inurbaneness; rudeness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lack of urbanity or courtesy; rude, unpolished manners or deportment; incivility.


Compare French inurbanité. (Wiktionary)


  • Very Carelesse also he was to seeming inurbanity in the modes of

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

  • In addition, I have the honour to inform you of further specimens of this inurbanity and bearishness from officials who are perfect strangers to the writer.

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.

  • He is full of the grossest obscenity, indecency, and inurbanity; and as the populace always delight to hear their superiors abused and misrepresented, he scatters the rankest calumnies on the wisest and worthiest personages of his country.

    Essays on Wit No. 2


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