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couth

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of couth

  1. a high level of taste and enlightenment as a result of extensive intellectual training and exposure to the arts <their future son-in-law's lack of couth was of some concern to this patrician couple> Synonyms accomplishment, civilization, culture, cultivation, polish, refinementRelated Words education, erudition, intellectualism, intellectuality, knowledge, learning, literacy, scholarship; cosmopolitanism, sophistication, urbanity; breeding, genteelness, gentility, manners; class, elegance, grace, taste; civility, courteousness, courtesy, politenessNear Antonyms ignorance, illiteracy; parochialism, provincialism, rusticity, unsophistication; boorishness, churlishness, clownishness, coarseness, crudeness, vulgarityAntonyms barbarianism, barbarism, philistinism




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