Nouns (13)

culture
n. the raising of plants or animals; "the culture of oysters"
culture
n. (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar); "the culture of cells in a Petri dish"
culture
n. the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
culture
n. the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization; "the developing drug culture"; "the reason that the agency is doomed to inaction has something to do with the FBI culture"
civilisation, civilization, culture
n. a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization"
finish, cultivation, culture, refinement, polish
n. a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
Culture
n. [the beliefs and behaviors characteristic of a specific social group]

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culture
v. grow in a special preparation; "the biologist grows microorganisms"

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Fuzzynyms (30)

noesis, knowledge, cognition
n. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
breeding
n. the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
elegance
n. a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics); "the simplicity and elegance of his invention"
civilisation, civilization, refinement
n. the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste; "a man of intellectual refinement"; "he is remembered for his generosity and civilization"
manners
n. social deportment; "he has the manners of a pig"
savvy, discernment, apprehension, understanding
n. the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
comprehension
n. an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result); "how you can do that is beyond my comprehension"; "he was famous for his comprehension of American literature"
enlightenment
n. education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge
presence
n. the state of being present; current existence; "he tested for the presence of radon"
balance
n. a state of equilibrium
poise
n. a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium
state of grace, saving grace, grace
n. (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence; "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace"
comfort, ease
n. a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"

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Antonyms (6)

ignorance
n. the lack of knowledge or education
rudeness, primitivism, primitiveness, crudity, crudeness
n. a wild or unrefined state

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