Definition for civilized (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), civ·i·lized, civ·i·liz·ing.
Examples from the Web for civilized
The last six months have been a stark reminder of the brutality that lurks at the boundaries of civilized society.
A mark of the civilized person is that he in no way luxuriates in his violence.Thank Goodness We’ve Got A Plan! Let the War Begin!|Michael Carson|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In any other civilized nation this effort at some kind of summer escape would barely raise an eyebrow.Obama’s Extravagant Summer Break? More Like, America’s Vacation-Deficit Disorder|Clive Irving|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An innocent person condemned by law is perhaps the most horrifying thing a civilized society can acknowledge.
When I was lying between the two soldiers I remember saying to myself, ‘This shouldn’t be happening in a civilized society.
Anger or fear is often a nuisance in civilized life, and any strong emotion is apt to disturb mental work or skilled manual work.Psychology|Robert S. Woodworth
Our boys in turn taught their coppery friends some civilized games.Cattle-Ranch to College|Russell Doubleday
This is almost worthy of civilized man, by whom it is perhaps more commonly practised.The Pacific Triangle|Sydney Greenbie
As in most civilized countries, the number of suicides in Italy has increased from year to year.
Wars more or less fierce were waged before nations were civilized.Beacon Lights of History, Volume III|John Lord