What does civilized mean?

Definitions for civilizedˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word civilized.

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"

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. civilized(Adjective)

    Having a highly developed society or culture.

  2. civilized(Adjective)

    Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement; humane, reasonable, ethical.

  3. civilized(Adjective)

    Marked by refinement in taste and manners.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Civilized

    of Civilize

  2. Civilized(adj)

    reclaimed from savage life and manners; instructed in arts, learning, and civil manners; refined; cultivated

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of civilized in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of civilized in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Uhuru Kenyatta:

    Even when we want to protest, we must do it in a civilized manner and not involve children.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.

  3. Josefina Vidal:

    We are neighbors. We have profound differences ... but we have seen in the world that countries with profound differences can coexist peacefully and in a civilized way.

  4. Avigdor Lieberman:

    Civilized, politically correct Europe's silence over a anti-Semitic, neighborhood bully like Erdogan and his gang takes us back to the 1930s, we have to tell the truth and speak plainly, put it on the table.

  5. John Stuart Mill:

    The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.

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Translations for civilized

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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