Meaning of CIVIL in English

CIVIL

adj. Function: adjective

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Synonyms: PUBLIC 1, civic, national

2 adequate in courtesy FF1C; made a civil inquiry about their health FF1E;

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

Related Words: 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

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.