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Synonyms for rustic
ˈrʌs tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rustic(adj)

    an unsophisticated country person

    urban, cosmopolitan

  2. countrified, countryfied, rustic(adj)

    characteristic of rural life

    "countrified clothes"; "rustic awkwardness"

    bumpkinly, hick, unsophisticated, agrestic, countryfied, countrified

    urban, cosmopolitan

  3. bumpkinly, hick, rustic, unsophisticated(adj)

    awkwardly simple and provincial

    "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"

    unsophisticated, countryfied, unworldly, hick, agrestic, countrified, bumpkinly, uncomplicated

    urban, cosmopolitan

  4. agrestic, rustic(adj)

    characteristic of the fields or country

    "agrestic simplicity"; "rustic stone walls"

    bumpkinly, hick, countryfied, unsophisticated, countrified, agrestic

    cosmopolitan, urban

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rustic

    Rural and rustic are alike derived from the Latin rus, country, and may be alike defined as pertaining to, characteristic of, or dwelling in the country; but in usage rural refers especially to scenes or objects in the country, considered as the work of nature; rustic refers to their effect upon man or to their condition as affected by human agency; as, a rural scene; a rustic party; a rustic lass. We speak, however, of the rural population, rural simplicity, etc. Rural has always a favorable sense; rustic frequently an unfavorable one, as denoting a lack of culture and refinement; thus, rustic politeness expresses that which is well-meant, but awkward; similar ideas are suggested by a rustic feast, rustic garb, etc. Rustic is, however, often used of a studied simplicity, an artistic rudeness, which is pleasing and perhaps beautiful; as, a rustic cottage; a rustic chair. Pastoral refers to the care of flocks, and to the shepherd's life with the pleasing associations suggested by the old poetic ideal of that life; as, pastoral poetry. Bucolic is kindred to pastoral, but is a less elevated term, and sometimes slightly contemptuous.

    agricultural, artless, awkward, boorish, bucolic, clownish, coarse, countrified, country, hoidenish, inelegant, outlandish, pastoral, plain, rude, rural, sylvan, uncouth, unpolished, unsophisticated, untaught, verdant

    accomplished, city-like, cultured, elegant, polished, polite, refined, urban, urbane, well-bred

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rustic(n)

    clown, boor, clod, go, leuc, booby

    beau, savant, dandy, man of, the wond

  2. rustic(a)

    rural, agricultural, bucolic, nomadic, sylvan, verdant, pastoral, rude, awkward, unpolished, clownish, clumsy, rough, coarse, plain, unsophisticated, simple, artless, primitive

    urban, oppidan, civic, fashionable, modish, elegant, sophisticated, refined, courtly, polished

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rustic(a.)

    rural, country

  2. rustic(a.)

    countrified, unpolished, uncouth, inelegant, hoiden, hoidenish, rough, rude, outlandish, boorish, barbarous

  3. rustic(n.)

    swain, peasant, clown, boor, lout, hind, bumpkin, countryman

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rustic(a)

    rural, country, agrestic, unpolished, countrified, uncouth, rude, rough, coarse, plain, simple, inelegant, homely, artless, unaffected

  2. rustic(n)

    countryman, farmer, boor, churl, hind, put, carl, yokel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rustic":

    hardy, primitive, sturdy, rudimentary

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How to use rustic in a sentence?

  1. President Donald Trump:

    Yeah, Camp David is very rustic, it's nice, you'd like it. You know how long you'd like it ? For about 30 minutes.

  2. Horace:

    He who postpones the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.

  3. Phil Keoghan:

    My preference is much more of the rustic, off-the-beaten-path travel experience or activity for the teams, just because I love the' fish out of water' aspect of' Amazing Race,'.

  4. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    The Hobbits are just rustic English people, made small in size because it reflects the generally small reach of their imagination.

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    • A. Thin
    • B. Coagulated
    • C. Grumous
    • D. Solidified

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