su·​per·​civ·​i·​li·​za·​tion ˌsü-pər-ˌsi-və-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce supercivilization (audio)
plural supercivilizations
: a highly developed civilization : a society that has advanced to a very high level of cultural or technological development
After a claimed UFO encounter at White Sands, New Mexico, … [Daniel] Fry founded Understanding, Inc. His contacts professed to be the remnants of a past supercivilization on earth that had destroyed itself through war, and they did not want that disaster repeated.Robert S. Ellwood and Gregory D. Alles

Word History

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supercivilization was in 1801

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Cite this Entry

“Supercivilization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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