Ur*ban"i*ty (?), n. [L. urbanitas; cf. F. urbanit'e.]
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.
Polite wit; facetiousness.
Raillery in the sauce of civil entertainment; and without some such tincture of urbanity, good humor falters.
Syn. -- Politeness; suavity; affability; courtesy.
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