noun, plural ur·ban·i·ties.
Words nearby urbanity
Examples from the Web for urbanity
For Shaftel this kind of licentious behavior amounts to “conspicuous consumption disguised as urbanity.”Don’t Diss the Beauty of Brunch: Defending Our Favorite Meal|Tim Teeman|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British-born, he had a level of self-possession that seemed virtually Bond-like in the urbanity vacuum of CBS prime time.
He was all urbanity and smiles, therefore, when the pirate captain obeyed his summons.The Pirate City|R.M. Ballantyne
Csar's lines on Terence are written with rather more spirit and taste; they breathe Roman urbanity.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Her urbanity was so marked that I thought it could only be a beautiful dream, and I rubbed my eyes before answering.The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rgen|Elizabeth von Arnim
Wilberforce owed much of his influence to the singular sweetness of his disposition and the urbanity of his manners.The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I.|Sir Leslie Stephen
Its kisses conceal a profound indifference, its urbanity a perpetual contempt.The Thirteen|Honore de Balzac