civilized civilized  /ˈsɪ və ˌlaɪzd/

Definition(s):

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

News

  1. VAMC prepares to celebrate 90th anniversary

    — The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will celebrate its 90th anniversary with a ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday on the lawn of the Five Civilized Tribes Museum, adjacent to the medical center at 1011 Honor Heights Drive.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Muskogee Phoenix

  2. MUSIC & MORE: Daniel Ellsworth returns to Crooked I

    Nashville independent rockers Daniel Ellsworth and the Great Lakes have wrapped up work on their second album. That's good news for fans who loved the inspired and insistent tuneful pop they delivered on the their debut album, "Civilized Man."
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  3. Archie, Edith and Bobbie Burns

    To see oursels as ithers see us!” That is the civilized wish expressed by the poet Robert Burns. And in my white family — among millions of other such families — that was the wish that Archie Bunker fulfilled.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Rexburg Standard Journal

Quotes

  1. "We feel admiration and compassion for the monks and peaceful protesters calling for democracy," Bush said. "Every civilized nation has a responsibility to stand up for people suffering under a brutal military regime like the one that has...
    on Sep 27, 2007 By: President Bush Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "We will be fighting violent jihadists for peace and security of the civilized world for years to come. The brave men and women of the US military are fighting extremists in order to stop them from attacking on our soil again," Stanzel said.
    on Dec 31, 2006 By: Scott Stanzel Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "This barbarous act has no place among civilized people and shocks the conscience of all peace-loving nations. There is no cause that could ever justify this action," Rice said.
    on Mar 6, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Boston Globe

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