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See definition of civilities on Dictionary.com
  • as ingood form
  • as inmanners
  • as inpropriety

synonyms for civilities

  • amenities
  • bearing
  • behavior
  • breeding
  • carriage
  • ceremony
  • comportment
  • conduct
  • courtesy
  • culture
  • decorum
  • demeanor
  • deportment
  • dignity
  • elegance
  • etiquette
  • formalities
  • good breeding
  • mien
  • mores
  • p's and q's
  • polish
  • politeness
  • polites
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How to use civilities in a sentence

I desired the captain would please to accept this ring in return of his civilities, which he absolutely refused.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Two or three times during the winter he gave a fete as a matter of social pride in return for the civilities he received.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
So after this little exchange of civilities the door slammed, never to open again.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
He gave me no salutation; indeed, it was no time for civilities; only “Come!”
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 10 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
I shrank back abashed into my corner and attempted no more civilities.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
The consequences of this exchange of civilities were speedily felt.
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
She turned a gay glance upon me, and Mrs. Camp thanked me, and a number of civilities followed from all sides.
A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA: ROMANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
On getting within hail we hove-to and exchanged civilities, which, as they cost nothing, are very current coin.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
They visit and regale one another very much, and are not wanting in Civilities to Foreigners.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
Foreigners have reason to applaud the Civilities both of the Prince and his Courtiers.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
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WORDS RELATED TO CIVILITIES

  • amenities
  • bearing
  • behavior
  • breeding
  • carriage
  • ceremony
  • civilities
  • comportment
  • conduct
  • courtesy
  • culture
  • decorum
  • demeanor
  • deportment
  • dignity
  • elegance
  • etiquette
  • formalities
  • good breeding
  • mien
  • mores
  • p's and q's
  • polish
  • politeness
  • polites
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.