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Civility definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CIVILITY, n.
1. The state of being civilized; refinement of manners; applied to nations; as distinguished from the rudeness of barbarous nations.
2. Good breeding; politeness; complaisance; courtesy; decorum of behavior in the treatment of others, accompanied with kind offices, and attention to their wants and desires. Civility respects manners or external deportment, and in the plural, civilities denote acts of politeness.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: formal or perfunctory politeness [ant: incivility]
2: the act of showing regard for others [syn: politeness, civility]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -ties) Date: 1533 1. archaic training in the humanities 2. a. civilized conduct; especially courtesy, politeness b. a polite act or expression

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -ies) 1 politeness. 2 an act of politeness. Etymology: ME f. OF civilité f. L civilitas -tatis (as CIVIL)

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see civil

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Courtesy, courteousness, urbanity, politeness, affability, complaisance, amiability, suavity, good-breeding, elegance of manners.

Moby Thesaurus

acculturation, act of courtesy, affability, agreeableness, amenities, amenity, amiability, appropriateness, attention, becomingness, bienseance, ceremonies, civilities, civilization, clubbability, clubbishness, clubbism, comity, communicativeness, companionability, compatibility, complaisance, conformity, congeniality, considerateness, consideration, convenance, convention, conventional usage, conventionalism, conventionality, cordiality, correctness, courteousness, courtesy, courtliness, cultivation, culture, custom, decencies, decency, decorousness, decorum, deference, dignities, diplomacy, diplomatic code, education, elegance, elegancies, enculturation, enlightenment, etiquette, exquisite manners, familiarity, favor, felicity, fitness, fittingness, fondness for society, form, formalities, formality, friendliness, geniality, genteelness, gentilities, gentility, good form, good manners, graceful gesture, gracefulness, graces, graciousness, gregariousness, happiness, hospitality, intimacy, manners, meetness, mores, natural politeness, point of etiquette, polish, polite act, politeness, politesse, properness, proprieties, propriety, protocol, punctilio, quiet good manners, refinement, respect, respectfulness, rightness, rites, rituals, rules of conduct, seemliness, sociability, sociableness, social code, social conduct, social convention, social grace, social graces, social procedures, social usage, sociality, socialization, solicitousness, solicitude, suitability, tact, tactfulness, thoughtfulness, urbanity




 


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