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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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gentle, liquid
adj. quiet and soothing; "a gentle voice"; "a gentle nocturne"
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"
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"
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"
artistic, esthetic, aesthetic
adj. aesthetically pleasing; "an artistic flower arrangement"
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"
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"
recherche, exquisite
adj. lavishly elegant and refined
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"
stately, formal, courtly
adj. refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court; "a courtly gentleman"
mannered
adj. having unnatural mannerisms; "brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom"
educated
adj. possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
enlightened
adj. having knowledge and spiritual insight
literate
adj. knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields; "computer literate"
sumptuous, princely, opulent, luxurious, grand, gilded, deluxe
adj. rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
charming
adj. pleasing or delighting; "endowed with charming manners"; "a charming little cottage"; "a charming personality"
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"
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"
well-mannered, mannerly
adj. socially correct in behavior
graceful
adj. characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
easy
adj. affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
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"
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"
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"
tasteful
adj. having or showing or conforming to good taste
patrician
adj. befitting a person of noble origin; "a patrician nose"
considerate
adj. showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone"
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"
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"
Synonyms (21)
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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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noncivilised, noncivilized
adj. not having a high state of culture and social development
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"
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"
barbarous
adj. primitive in customs and culture
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"
civilised
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