Noun(1) formal or perfunctory politeness(2) the act of showing regard for others
(1) A deeper form of civility asks us to make an effort to treat other people with respect.(2) The real test of a person's civility is the way they treat those who have less power and status than they do.(3) We legislate them for ourselves, and also for others, when we demand respect or civility or forbearance from them.(4) Their sense of fairness, justice and civility have been deeply injured.(5) To reject these teachings is to reject our manners and civility .(6) There is no civility in throwing stones and damaging property or beating up unsuspecting passers-by.(7) He calls for these students to exercise the kind of civility he recalls on campus in 1968.(8) Even if you disagree with the views of others, treat them with civility and agree to differ.(9) Yet in the end, I could not muster the courage to shatter the atmosphere of respectful civility .(10) Of course the marooned crew tried to maintain civility and culture in their surroundings.(11) I, on the other hand, expect people to keep their speech within the limits of civility .(12) I want civility and respect to triumph over anti-social behaviour.(13) It is the fact that civility requires us to show respect for people we do not know that invests it with a strong moral quality.(14) Despite her plain clothes, she radiated a ladylike politeness and civility .(15) However, that cannot be done without at least a modicum of civility !(16) The treatment of the police by the marchers was equally one-sided in favor of civility and politeness.
1. courtesy ::
2. polite remark ::
1. incivility ::
2. rudeness ::
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