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Meaning of CIVILITY

Pronunciation:  si'vilitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of showing regard for others
  2. [n]  formal or perfunctory politeness
 

CIVILITY is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: politeness
 
 Antonyms: incivility
 
 See Also: courtesy, courtesy, deference, devoir, formality, good manners, respect

 

 

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