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. President Barack Obama:

    The killing of innocent people based on a twisted ideology is an attack not just on France, not just on Turkey, it is an attack on the civilized world, we stand in solidity with (the French people) in hunting down the perpetrators of this crime and bringing them to justice.

  2. Author Unknown:

    The greatest paradox of them all is to speak of "civilized warfare."

  3. 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.

  4. Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley:

    America is not a melting pot. We do not all share the same values, beliefs, religion or even language. What unites us is the law. The law we all freely and voluntarily consent to. The law that says rape, robbery and murder are evil and should be prohibited in a civilized society. We ask law enforcement to represent us in prohibiting these evil acts. They stand on the blue line which separates law and order on one side and chaos and anarchy on the other. There can be no middle ground, so choose which side of the line you will stand on.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

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

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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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