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civilized

civ·i·lized

civilized

 
pronunciation:
sI v laIzd
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part of speech: adjective
definition: educated or refined; not impulsive or destructive; socialized or civil.
They believe that child abuse should never be tolerated by a civilized society.
antonyms:
barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, crude, primitive, rude, savage, uncivil, uncivilized, wild
similar words:
civil, cultured
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The word civilized contains the following part:
civ Latin root that means citizen