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Adjectives (8)
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civilised, civilized
adj. having a high state of culture and development both social and technological; "terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world"
civilised, polite, genteel, cultured, cultivated, civilized
adj. marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"
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mannered
adj. having unnatural mannerisms; "brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom"
splendiferous, splendid, resplendent, glorious
adj. having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity"
charming
adj. pleasing or delighting; "endowed with charming manners"; "a charming little cottage"; "a charming personality"
self-possessed, self-contained, self-collected, equanimous, poised, collected
adj. in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"
urbane, sophisticated
adj. showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
considerate
adj. showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone"
well-mannered, mannerly
adj. socially correct in behavior
stately, formal, courtly
adj. refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court; "a courtly gentleman"
educated
adj. possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
literate
adj. knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields; "computer literate"
elegant
adj. refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"
recherche, exquisite
adj. lavishly elegant and refined
tasteful, refined, neat
adj. free from what is tawdry or unbecoming; "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"
enlightened
adj. having knowledge and spiritual insight
balanced
adj. being in a state of proper equilibrium; "the carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"
graceful
adj. characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
gracious
adj. characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit; "gracious even to unexpected visitors"; "gracious living"; "he bears insult with gracious good humor"
urbane
adj. showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
gentle, liquid
adj. quiet and soothing; "a gentle voice"; "a gentle nocturne"
patrician
adj. befitting a person of noble origin; "a patrician nose"
aristocratic
adj. belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes"
easy
adj. affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
sumptuous, princely, opulent, luxurious, grand, gilded, deluxe
adj. rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
skilled
adj. having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"
sophisticated
adj. having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire; "sophisticated young socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book"
urbane, svelte, refined, polished
adj. showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
tactful
adj. having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others; "she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion"; "a tactful remark eased her embarrassment"
tasteful
adj. having or showing or conforming to good taste
artistic, esthetic, aesthetic
adj. aesthetically pleasing; "an artistic flower arrangement"
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humane
adj. marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
industrial
adj. having highly developed industries; "the industrial revolution"; "an industrial nation"
couth
adj. (used facetiously) refined
niminy-piminy, twee, prim, mincing, dainty
adj. affectedly dainty or refined
debonnaire, suave, debonaire, debonair
adj. having a sophisticated charm; "a debonair gentleman"
delicate, finespun
adj. developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety; "the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense"
gentlemanly, gentlemanlike
adj. befitting a man of good breeding; "gentlemanly behavior"
ladylike
adj. befitting a woman of good breeding; "ladylike manners"
superfine, overrefined
adj. excessively delicate or refined
well-mannered, well-bred
adj. of good upbringing
Antonyms (16)
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uncivilized
adj. without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"
uncivilized
adj. without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"
uncivilised, wild, uncivilized, savage, barbaric, barbarian
adj. without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"
barbarous
adj. primitive in customs and culture
rough-cut, vulgar, uncouth, common, coarse
adj. lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich"
noncivilised, noncivilized
adj. not having a high state of culture and social development
civilised
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