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Meaning of CIVILITY

Pronunciation:  si'vilitee

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  1. [n]  the act of showing regard for others
  2. [n]  formal or perfunctory politeness

CIVILITY is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: politeness
 Antonyms: incivility
 See Also: courtesy, courtesy, deference, devoir, formality, good manners, respect



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