Definition of cultivated in English:

cultivated

Syllabification: cul·ti·vat·ed
Pronunciation: /ˈkəltəˌvātid
 
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adjective

  • Refined and well educated: he was a remarkably cultivated and educated man
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    • Though there were many individual exceptions, the broad middle class which carried so much weight in mid-nineteenth century Europe was educated but not cultivated.
    • They were often afraid of a decline in refined and cultivated taste, of an elimination of social distinctions by mass consumerism.
    • Most of these churches were controlled by wealthy pew holders who wanted their clergy to be eloquent, cultivated men with a refined literary sensibility.
    Synonyms
    cultured, educated, well-read, civilized, enlightened, discerning, discriminating, refined, polished; sophisticated, urbane, cosmopolitan

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