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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quality or state of having or showing the manners, viewpoints, etc., considered characteristic of unsophisticated inhabitants of a part of the country outside of the capital or largest cities; Also: Quality or state of being rustic, narrow,illiberal or

Usage examples (30)
  • Though he concedes I lack "provinciality," I must say this sure is pretty fuddlin 'stuff to us boondoctors.
  • For too long, thinking has been dulled by provinciality and pork.
  • Down there, nothing is not ridiculed that is not some phase of a provinciality.
  • You did not escape provinciality by running away from the provinces, but by making it your own. for more
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