Synonyms and Antonyms of civilization
1 the way people live at a particular time and place a documentary on the advanced civilization created by the Mayas over a thousand years ago Synonyms of civilization culture, life, lifestyle, society Words Related to civilization customs, manners, mores, values; folklore, heritage, legacy, tradition; subculture, subsociety
2 a high level of taste and enlightenment as a result of extensive intellectual training and exposure to the arts by the 18th century Boston had reached a level of civilization sufficiently advanced to support a circle of portrait painters Synonyms of civilization accomplishment, culture, couth, cultivation, polish, refinementWords Related to civilization education, erudition, intellectualism, intellectuality, knowledge, learning, literacy, scholarship; cosmopolitanism, sophistication, urbanity; breeding, genteelness, gentility, manners; class, elegance, grace, taste; civility, courteousness, courtesy, politenessNear Antonyms of civilization ignorance, illiteracy; parochialism, provincialism, rusticity, unsophistication; boorishness, churlishness, clownishness, coarseness, crudeness, vulgarityAntonyms of civilization barbarianism, barbarism, philistinism
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