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civility

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noun ci·vil·i·ty \sə-ˈvi-lə-tē\

Simple Definition of civility

  • : polite, reasonable, and respectful behavior

  • civilities : polite actions and words

Full Definition of civility

plural ci·vil·i·ties

  1. 1 archaic :  training in the humanities

  2. 2 a :  civilized conduct; especially :  courtesy, politeness b :  a polite act or expression



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