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Something described as ‘rustic’ is considered to be quite simple and unsophisticated in a way that is typical of the countryside. It can be used in both a positive and negative manner. For example, a rustic meal can be considered wholesome by some, or dreadfully plain by others.
I know the wood cabin is quite basic, but it has a rustic charm about it that I love.
After visiting the village, we sat down to a rustic meal consisting of homemade bread and soup.
Helen loves living in a vibrant city, so the rusticity of the countryside has no appeal for her.