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civility

ci·vil·i·ty

civility

 
pronunciation:
s vI lih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: civilities
definition 1: courteous behavior; politeness.
synonyms:
courtesy, manners, politeness
antonyms:
disrespect, incivility, rudeness
similar words:
amenity, cordiality, courtliness, decorum, deference, grace, propriety, respect, urbanity
definition 2: a specific courteous act.
synonyms:
courtesy
antonyms:
incivility
similar words:
amenity, beneficence, cordiality, favor, generosity, urbanity
Word Parts
The word civility contains the following part:
civ Latin root that means citizen