HyperDic: civility

English > 2 senses of the word civility:
NOUNattributecivilityformal or perfunctory politeness
actcivility, politenessthe act of showing regard for others
civility > pronunciation
Soundssahvih'lahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > civility: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningformal or perfunctory politeness.
Attributescivil, politenot rude
uncivil, rudelacking civility or good manners
Broadercourtesy, good mannersA courteous manner
OppositeincivilityDeliberate discourtesy
Spanishcivilidad, urbanidad
Catalancivilitat
Adjectivescivilnot rude
English > civility: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of showing regard for others.
Synonympoliteness
NarrowercourtesyA courteous or respectful or considerate act
deference, respectA courteous expression / expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
devoirformal expression / expression of respect
BroaderactionSomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
Spanishcivilidad, cortesía, educación, urbanidad
Catalancivilitat, educació, urbanitat
Adjectivescivilnot rude

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