1743 in the literal sense of "cultivated," of land, etc., past participle adjective from culture; meaning "developed under controlled natural conditions" is from 1906, originally of pearls. Meaning "improved by exposure to intellectual culture" is from 1777.
1. He is a cultured man with a wide circle of friends.
2. He is a suave, cool and cultured man.
3. It is not easy to distinguish cultured pearls from genuine pearls.
4. His behaviour was suggestive of a cultured man.
5. The people who will be on the committee are moral, cultured, competent people.