civilized

Someone who is cultured and polite — who knows to put his dinner napkin on his lap — is civilized. So could you please behave in a civilized manner and get your feet off the dinner table?

Civilized is an adjective that describes the very opposite of barbarity. A civilized person is polite and courteous; he knows how to say "please" and "thank you." A civilized group of people is characterized by being socially and technologically advanced. Both dinner parties and fancy computer gadgets are signs of a civilized people. That friend of yours who likes to show people how he can belch the entire alphabet? Maybe not.

Definitions of civilized
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adj having a high state of culture and development both social and technological

“terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world”
Synonyms:
civilised
advanced
(of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry
civil
of or in a condition of social order
humane
showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement
educated
possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
refined
(used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
Antonyms:
noncivilised, noncivilized
not having a high state of culture and social development
barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilised, uncivilized, wild
without civilizing influences
barbarous
primitive in customs and culture
nonliterate, preliterate
used of a society that has not developed writing
primitive
used of preliterate or tribal or nonindustrial societies
uneducated
not having a good education
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adj marked by refinement in taste and manners

Synonyms:
civilised, cultivated, cultured, genteel, polite
refined
(used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel

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