Antonyms
Etymology

1. civil

adjective. ['ˈsɪvəl'] applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military.

Antonyms

  • unrefined

Etymology

  • civilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Civil

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Example sentences of the word civil


1. Adjective
It took a civil war to end slavery.

Quotes containing the word civil


1. The greatest movement for social justice our country has ever known is the civil rights movement and it was totally rooted in a love ethic.
- bell hooks

2. How is it possible to have a civil war?
- George Carlin

3. Our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions any more than our opinions in physics or geometry...
- Thomas Jefferson, The Statute Of Virginia For Religious Freedom

2. civil-libertarian

adjective. having or showing active concern for protection of civil liberties protected by law.

Antonyms

  • center

3. civil

adjective. ['ˈsɪvəl'] not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others.

Synonyms

  • polite

Antonyms

  • uncivil
  • impoliteness

Etymology

  • civilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)

4. civil

adjective. ['ˈsɪvəl'] of or in a condition of social order.

Synonyms

  • civilised

Antonyms

  • discourtesy
  • impolite

Etymology

  • civilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)

5. civil

adjective. ['ˈsɪvəl'] of or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals.

Antonyms

  • serviceman

Etymology

  • civilis (Latin)
  • -ilis (Latin)
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