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 for rusticity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rusticity \Rus*tic"ity\, n. [L. rusticitas: cf. F.
     rusticit['e].]
     The quality or state of being rustic; rustic manners;
     rudeness; simplicity; artlessness.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The sweetness and rusticity of a pastoral can not be so
           well expressed in any other tongue as in the Greek,
           when rightly mixed and qualified with the Doric
           dialect.                                 --Addison.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The Saxons were refined from their rusticity. --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  rusticity
      n 1: the quality of being rustic or gauche [syn: rusticity,
           gaucherie] [ant: urbanity]

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