Meaning of CIVIL in English

CIVIL

adjective

1.

Synonyms: public 1, civic, national

2.

adequate in courtesy

made a civil inquiry about their health

Synonyms: courteous, genteel, mannerly, polite, well-mannered; compare courtly

Related Word: cultivated, refined, well-bred; accommodating, affable, cordial, obliging; bland, diplomatic, gracious, politic, suave, urbane

Contrasted words: boorish, churlish, loutish, uncouth; discourteous, ill-mannered, impolite, ungracious

Antonyms: uncivil; rude

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