Gentility vs Cultivation - What's the difference?

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Gentility is a related term of cultivation.


As nouns the difference between gentility and cultivation

is that gentility is (uncountable) the state of being elegant, genteel, having good breeding, or being socially superior while cultivation is the art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture.

gentility

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) The state of being elegant, genteel, having good breeding, or being socially superior.
  • The upper classes, the gentry.
  • cultivation

    English

    Noun

  • The art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture
  • The heavy cultivation of the hillside led to soil erosion.
  • The state of being cultivated or used for agriculture
  • ''These fields are in cultivation .
  • Devotion of time or attention to the improvement of (something)
  • His steadfast cultivation of their relationship finally bore fruit.
  • Advancement or refinement in physical, intellectual, or moral condition
  • She is a woman of great cultivation .

    Synonyms

    * (art or act of cultivating) tillage * (advancement or refinement in condition) refinement, culture; education