noun, plural rusticities.
the state or quality of being rustic.
rural character or life.

1525–35; < Middle French rusticite < Latin rūstic(us) rustic + Middle French -ite -ity Unabridged
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rustic (ˈrʌstɪk)
1.  of, characteristic of, or living in the country; rural
2.  having qualities ascribed to country life or people; simple; unsophisticated: rustic pleasures
3.  crude, awkward, or uncouth
4.  made of untrimmed branches: a rustic seat
5.  denoting or characteristic of a style of furniture popular in England in the 18th and 19th centuries, in which the legs and feet of chairs, tables, etc, were made to resemble roots, trunks, and branches of trees
6.  (of masonry) having a rusticated finish
7.  a person who comes from or lives in the country
8.  an unsophisticated, simple, or clownish person from the country
9.  Also called: rusticwork brick or stone having a rough finish
[C16: from Old French rustique, from Latin rūsticus, from rūs the country]

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Example sentences
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.
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