Definitions for Civilitysɪˈvɪl ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ci•vil•i•tysɪˈvɪl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. courtesy; politeness.

  2. a polite action or expression.

  3. Archaic. civilization; culture; good breeding.

Origin of civility:

1350–1400; ME civilite < MF < L cīvīlitās courtesy. See civil , -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. civility(noun)

    formal or perfunctory politeness

  2. politeness, civility(noun)

    the act of showing regard for others


  1. civility(Noun)

    Politeness; an individual act or a manner of behaving which conforms to social conventions of propriety.

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Treat strangers with civility.

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