Synonyms

1. civilization

noun. ['ˌsɪvəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations).

Synonyms

  • civilisation
  • Muslimism
  • Islam

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Words that Rhyme with Civilization

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word civilization


1. Noun, singular or mass
One of the most important areas in which Muslim contributions advanced civilization is the area of mathematics.

Quotes containing the word civilization


1. Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.
- Bryant H. McGill

2. The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

3. When humor goes, there goes civilization.
- Erma Bombeck

2. civilization

noun. ['ˌsɪvəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] the social process whereby societies achieve an advanced stage of development and organization.

Synonyms

  • civilisation

3. civilization

noun. ['ˌsɪvəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] a particular society at a particular time and place.

Synonyms

  • Indus civilization
  • Mycenaean culture
  • Minoan civilisation
  • Helladic culture
  • Aegean civilization
  • civilisation
  • Paleo-American culture
  • Helladic civilization
  • Minoan culture
  • Paleo-Amerind culture
  • Mycenaean civilisation
  • Aegean civilisation
  • Minoan civilization
  • Paleo-Indian culture
  • Mycenaean civilization
  • subculture
  • Helladic civilisation
  • society
  • Western civilization
  • culture
  • Western culture

4. civilization

noun. ['ˌsɪvəlɪˈzeɪʃən'] the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste.

Synonyms

  • refinement
  • civilisation

Antonyms

  • imperfection
  • polytheism
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