[ ruh-stis-i-tee ]
/ rʌˈstɪs ɪ ti /

noun, plural rus·tic·i·ties.

the state or quality of being rustic.
rural character or life.

Nearby words

  1. rustic joint,
  2. rusticana,
  3. rusticate,
  4. rusticating,
  5. rustication,
  6. rusticly,
  7. rustin,
  8. rustin, bayard,
  9. rusting,
  10. rustle

Origin of rusticity

1525–35; < Middle French rusticite < Latin rūstic(us) rustic + Middle French -ite -ity Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for rusticity



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper