What does civilized mean?

Definitions for civilized
ˈsɪv əˌlaɪzdciv·i·lized

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

How to pronounce civilized?

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How to say civilized in sign language?

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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

Examples of civilized in a Sentence

  1. Congressman Andy Harris:

    Today's aggression by protesters who disagree with my position on the legalization of recreational marijuana demonstrates the problem with political discourse today, we all must agree to have a civilized debate when disagreement occurs. My parents fled communist Eastern Europe where people with different political opinions were harassed and punished, and it has no place in America.

  2. Émile Durkheim:

    It is a quite remarkable fact that the great religions of the most civilized peoples are more deeply fraught with sadness than the simpler beliefs of earlier societies. This certainly does not mean that the current of pessimism is eventually to submerge the other, but it proves that it does not lose ground and that it does not seem destined to disappear.

  3. Barack Obama:

    Targeting police officers is completely unacceptable - an affront to civilized society.

  4. William Safire:

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

  5. Donald Trump:

    Russia must decide if it will continue down this dark path, or if it will join with civilized nations as a force for stability and peace.

Images & Illustrations of civilized

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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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