supercivilized

adjective

su·​per·​civ·​i·​lized ˌsü-pər-ˈsi-və-ˌlīzd How to pronounce supercivilized (audio)
: highly civilized: such as
a
: advanced to a very high level of cultural or technological development
supercivilized cultures
b
: characterized by a very high degree of taste, refinement, or restraint
I am speaking of educated and indeed supercivilized people …Saul Bellow

Word History

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of supercivilized was in 1824

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Cite this Entry

“Supercivilized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supercivilized. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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