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cultivated Line breaks: cul¦ti|vated
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌltɪveɪtɪd/

Definition of cultivated in English:


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.
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