civilised


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Adj.1.civilised - having a high state of culture and development both social and technological; "terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world"
educated - possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
refined - (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
2.civilised - marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"
refined - (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
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In some cases, however, unchanged or but little changed individuals of the same breed may be found in less civilised districts, where the breed has been less improved.
It is not that these countries, so rich in species, do not by a strange chance possess the aboriginal stocks of any useful plants, but that the native plants have not been improved by continued selection up to a standard of perfection comparable with that given to the plants in countries anciently civilised.
This, perhaps, partly explains what has been remarked by some authors, namely, that the varieties kept by savages have more of the character of species than the varieties kept in civilised countries.
Before this ugly edifice, and between it and the wheel-track of the street, was a grass-plot, much overgrown with burdock, pig-weed, apple-pern, and such unsightly vegetation, which evidently found something congenial in the soil that had so early borne the black flower of civilised society, a prison.
do you imagine any such event can arrive to a woman of figure in a civilised nation?
D--n their figures," cries the squire; "a pretty civilised nation, truly, where women are above the law.
He observed that civilised world has remained desirous of a human society based on justice since long and added that human societies, which failed to ensure justice, fade away at last.
LAHORE -- Chief Traffic Officer Rai Ijaz Ahmad has urged students to play their role in developing a civilised society.
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Still the civilised world stands by, voyeurs to genocide.
Only one of those approaches is the civilised, decent way forward.
IF Britain is to remain a civilised nation, we cannot turn our backs on refugee children enduring appalling misery after fleeing the bloodshed of Syria and other conflicts.