Definition of upbringing:
Synonyms for upbringing:
genteelness, gentility, early, training, reproduction, instruction, elevation, babyish, boyhood, bringing up, rearing, childish, procreation, breeding, childlike, childhood, nurture, lift, development, girlhood, fosterage, fostering, raising, developmental, education, adolescence, facts of life.
- "The Mating of Lydia", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
In the graphic account of his experiences, in the volume of essays entitled Across the Plains, and in The Amateur Emigrant, he describes what must have been a very trying time to a man of his refined upbringing and frail constitution.- "Robert Louis Stevenson", Margaret Moyes Black.
- "Pan", Knut Hamsun.