hypercivilized

adjective
hy·​per·​civ·​i·​lized | \ ˌhī-pər-ˈsi-və-ˌlīzd How to pronounce hypercivilized (audio) \
variants: or hyper-civilized

Definition of hypercivilized

: extremely or excessively civilized … perhaps revealing a central influence on his own hypercivilized diction.— Walter Kirn

First Known Use of hypercivilized

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Hypercivilized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypercivilized. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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