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?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Garissa Regional Governor Nadif Jama:

    Today it has been closed. That is Al-Shabaab's mission, that is what they want. And that is nothing but destroying the fabric of our being a civilized society.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

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

  3. Marc Joffe:

    There’s a very tolerant attitude, you can very much do anything on the streets you want, as members of a civilized society, there are things you should ?not accept. But we have ignored that … and there is nobody on the other side setting limits.

  4. Malcolm Graham:

    My sister and eight others died simply because they were there and they were black, that cannot stand in a civilized society and that has to be punished.

  5. Foreign Ministry:

    China is willing to strengthen communication and cooperation in the fishing industry with related countries in order to uphold the normal order of the fishing industry, china hopes that the South Korean side will execute the law in a civilized and rational way, and thoroughly protect the legal rights of Chinese fishermen, avoiding incidents that endanger personal safety.

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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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