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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
1525-1535
1525-35; < Middle French rusticite < Latin rūstic(us) rustic + Middle French -ite -ity
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  • In an earlier day rusticity was the accepted answer, or chalet importations from another mountainous land.
  • Well-crafted rusticity was clearly the desired impression.
  • The property has an appearance of comfortable rusticity.
Word Origin and History for rusticity
n.

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

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