Rus*tic"i*ty (?), n. [L. rusticatus: cf. F. rusticit'e.]

The quality or state of being rustic; rustic manners; rudeness; simplicity; artlessness.

The sweetness and rusticity of a pastoral can not be so well expressed in any other tongue as in the Greek, when rightly mixed and qualified with the Doric dialect. Addison.

The Saxons were refined from their rusticity. Sir W. Scott.


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