Definitions for civilizedˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word civilized
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
having an advanced or humane culture, society, etc.
polite; well-bred; refined.
Origin of civilized:
having a high state of culture and development both social and technological
"terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
modern and well developed
a civilized society
polite and well-educated
Having a highly developed society or culture.
Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement; humane, reasonable, ethical.
Marked by refinement in taste and manners.
reclaimed from savage life and manners; instructed in arts, learning, and civil manners; refined; cultivated
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