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Synonyms for civilised
civilised

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. civilized, civilisedadjective

    having a high state of culture and development both social and technological

    "terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world"

    Synonyms:
    genteel, cultivated, polite, cultured, civilized

    Antonyms:
    unrefined

  2. civilized, civilised, cultivated, cultured, genteel, politeadjective

    marked by refinement in taste and manners

    "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"

    Synonyms:
    civil, genteel, cultivated, polite, cultured, civilized

    Antonyms:
    unrefined

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "civilised":

    civilized, civil

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#14209cultured
#16723polite
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#24335civilized
#53481civilised
#73693genteel

How to use civilised in a sentence?

  1. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev:

    It does not really matter who will be at the helm. We don't want ISIS to run Syria, do we? It should be a civilised and legitimate government. This is what we need to discuss.

  2. Dmitry Medvedev:

    An act of terror with our plane and the terror attack in Paris ... have sharpened the global political agenda, the war is declared against the whole civilised world. The threat is global and, alas, is real. So the stance of some Western countries on Russia looks weird.

  3. Peter Ustinov:

    I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilised music in the world.

  4. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev:

    The war is declared against the whole civilised world. The threat is global and, alas, is real. So the stance of some Western countries on Russia looks weird.

  5. Jeremy Corbyn:

    Legal aid is fundamentally important in a democratic, civilised society.

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