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Definition 1: the act of showing regard for others - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for civility in the sense of this definition

(civility is a kind of ...) something done (usually as opposed to something said)

"there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"

(... is a kind of civility ) a courteous or respectful or considerate act

(... is a kind of civility ) a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard

"his deference to her wishes was very flattering" "be sure to give my respects to the dean"

(... is a kind of civility ) formal expression of respect

Definition 2: formal or perfunctory politeness - [noun denoting attribute]

(civility is a kind of ...) a courteous manner

(... are attributes of civility) not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others

"even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"

(... are attributes of civility) lacking civility or good manners

"want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"

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