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Synonyms for civilised

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. civilized, civilised(adj)

    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, polite(adj)

    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:

    civilized, civil

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How to use civilised in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Civilisation displays and endorses the conception of love, harmony, justice, and equal rights for everyone regardless of the discrimination; conversely, one feels that the West indeed becomes civilised; however, one seems not to believe that the West behaves the same with others. Civilisation is still to achieve and apply as its real conception.

  2. 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.

  3. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev:

    Russia, the United States, and all other states that have a stake in seeing peace in this region and in Syria, and a strong government, too, should be discussing precisely political issues, 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.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    You have to protect your food, otherwise someone else takes it! There is no divinity in here! But there is divinity there: In a civilised order where no being has to defend for its food!

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you want to be a civilised man, first you have to be a non-violent man! If you want to be a civilised country, first you have to be a non-violent country! Violence is the means of the sick minds; peacefulness is the means of the healthy minds!

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