civilised civilised


  1. (adj) having a high state of culture and development both social and technological
  2. (adj) marked by refinement in taste and manners


  1. "We will be fighting violent jihadists for peace and security of the civilised world for years to come," Mr Stanzel said.
    on Dec 31, 2006 By: Scott Stanzel Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "This is a brazen demonstration to the whole world of (the Tigers') unchanged commitment to terrorism and the absolute rejection of democracy and all norms of civilised behaviour, in the pursuit of its unacceptable goal of separation, which...
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Mahinda Rajapakse Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "We believe that religious liberty is fundamental to civilised society so we condemn anti-Semitism in all forms whether by those who openly question Israel's right to exist, or by others who quietly excuse them," Bush said.
    on May 15, 2008 By: President Bush Source: News24

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furtive furtive
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