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rusticity

[ruh-stis-i-tee] /rʌˈstɪs ɪ ti/
noun, plural rusticities.
1.
the state or quality of being rustic.
2.
rural character or life.
Origin of rusticity
1525-1535
1525-35; < Middle French rusticite < Latin rūstic(us) rustic + Middle French -ite -ity
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n.

1530s, from Middle French rusticite (15c.), from Latin rusticitatem (nominative rusticitas) "country life," from rusticus (see rustic (adj.)).

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