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Definition of Civilized

Civilized

  1. of Civilize
  2. Reclaimed from savage life and manners; instructed in arts, learning, and civil manners; refined; cultivated.

Civilized Quotations

Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.
Thomas Sowell

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
Oscar Wilde

You have to realize that up until about 1959, Africa was dominated by the colonial powers. And by the colonial powers of Europe having complete control over Africa, they projected Africa always in a negative light - jungles, savages, cannibals, nothing civilized.
Malcolm X

A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
Robert Frost

Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing.
Robert E. Howard
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Civilized Translations

civilized in German is gesittet, zivilisierte
civilized in Spanish is modoso, civilizado
civilized in Swedish is civiliserad

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