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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Partly polite, well-bred, or refined.

Usage examples (18)
  • Criminals are a small minority in any semicivilized society.
  • The Tulc were a fierce people and, in many ways, only semicivilized.
  • And I'd no hope of pretending to be from a semicivilized community which they had trade relations with ..
  • There were the least civilized people in the Negritos and the Igorrotes; the semicivilized in the Bagobos and the for more
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