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inurbane

[ in-ur-beyn ]
/ ˌɪn ɜrˈbeɪn /
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adjective
not urbane; lacking in courtesy, refinement, etc.
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Origin of inurbane

First recorded in 1615–25; in-3 + urbane

OTHER WORDS FROM inurbane

in·ur·ban·i·ty [in-ur-ban-i-tee], /ˌɪn ɜrˈbæn ɪ ti/, in·ur·bane·ness, nounin·ur·bane·ly, adverb
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How to use inurbane in a sentence

  • If either party persists in refusal to confirm, and cannot show injury, that party's behavior is declared inurbane.

    The Galaxy Primes|Edward Elmer Smith

British Dictionary definitions for inurbane

inurbane
/ (ˌɪnɜːˈbeɪn) /

adjective
rare not urbane; lacking in courtesy or polish

Derived forms of inurbane

inurbanity (ˌɪnɜːˈbænɪtɪ), nouninurbanely, adverb
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