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civility

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of civility

  1. 1 an act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners after the usual civilities, the parents and the principal had a serious talk about the boy Synonyms of civility amenity, attention, courtesy, formality, gesture, pleasantry, politeness Words Related to civility honors; ceremony, observance, rite, ritual; decorum, etiquette, form, manners, mores, proprieties; addresses, devoirs, greetings, regards, respects; favor, grace, kindliness, kindness; protocol, rules

  2. 2 speech or behavior that is a sign of good breeding treated people from all walks of life with the same unfailing civility Synonyms of civility politeness, courteousness, courtesy, genteelness, gentility, graciousness, mannerlinessWords Related to civility attentiveness, consideration, thoughtfulness; ceremonialness, ceremoniousness, ceremony, formality; chivalrousness, chivalry, courtliness, gallantry, gentlemanliness, knighthood, knightliness; breeding, manners; suaveness, unctuousness, urbanity; elegance, refinement; deference, respect; decency, decorousness, decorum, gentilesse, polish, politesse, propriety, respectability, seemliness; affability, cordiality, friendliness, geniality, hospitality, sociability; felicitousness, gracefulness; humility, meekness, modesty, shynessNear Antonyms of civility audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brashness, brassiness, disrespect, impertinence, impudence, insolence, sauciness, shamelessness; boorishness, churlishness, clownishness, loutishness, vulgarity; casualness, informality; delinquency, improperness, impropriety, inappropriateness, incorrectness, indecency; inconsiderateness, inconsideration, thoughtlessness; arrogance, conceit, presumption, pretentiousnessAntonyms of civility discourteousness, discourtesy, impoliteness, incivility, rudeness, surliness, ungraciousness



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