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urbane
used in The Screwtape Letters

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Definition
confidence from wide social experience — typically said of a man
  • He can be taught to enjoy kneeling beside the grocer on Sunday just because he remembers that the grocer could not possibly understand the urbane and mocking world which he inhabited on Saturday evening; and contrariwise, to enjoy the bawdy and blasphemy over the coffee with these admirable friends all the more because he is aware of a "deeper", "spiritual" world within him which they cannot understand.
    Chapter 10 (75% in)

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