noun, plural ur·ban·i·ties.
- the quality of being urbane; refined courtesy or politeness; suavity: He was the last word in urbanity.
- urbanities, civilities or amenities.
- the quality or state of being urban.
noun plural -ties
- the quality of being urbane
- (usually plural) civilities or courtesies
1530s, from French urbanité (14c.) or directly from Latin urbanitas, from urbanus (see urban).