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Synonyms for civilized
ˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd

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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:
    civilised, genteel, cultivated, polite, cultured

    Antonyms:
    nonliterate, barbarous, unrefined, barbaric, noncivilized, barbarian, noncivilised, uncivilized, wild, primitive, savage, uncivilised, preliterate

  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:
    civilised, civil, genteel, cultivated, polite, cultured

    Antonyms:
    nonliterate, barbaric, barbarian, barbarous, preliterate, savage, uncivilised, unrefined, wild, primitive, uncivilized, noncivilized, noncivilised

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. civilized

    Synonyms:
    courtly, cultured, delicate, elegant, graceful, humane, nice, polite, refined, tender, urbane

    Antonyms:
    atrocious, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, brutal, cruel, inhuman, merciless, rude, savage, uncivilized, uncouth, untamed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    civilised, civilization, civilizations, civilizational, civil, ming

How to pronounce civilized?

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How to say civilized in sign language?

  1. civilized

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How to use civilized in a sentence?

  1. Plato:

    Man...is a tame or civilized animal never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures.

  2. Marc Joffe:

    There’s a very tolerant attitude, you can very much do anything on the streets you want, as members of a civilized society, there are things you should ?not accept. But we have ignored that … and there is nobody on the other side setting limits.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    Even in civilized mankind faint traces of monogamous instincts can be perceived.

  4. Ali Larijani:

    Mr Trump should understand that when one uses bullying language against a civilized nation, they become more united.

  5. William Safire:

    Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.


Translations for civilized

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  • културен, цивилизован, изтънчен, възпитанBulgarian
  • civilizovanýCzech
  • zivilisiertGerman
  • πολιτισμένοςGreek
  • civilizadoSpanish
  • civiliséFrench
  • ardveenit, beasaghManx
  • מתורבתתHebrew
  • civilizat, civilizatăRomanian
  • цивилизованный, воспитанный, культурныйRussian

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