Civil and Rude


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Civil adjective – Showing consideration, courtesy, and good manners.
Usage example: please try to be civil to your ex-husband at the upcoming family wedding

Rude is an antonym for civil in topics: polite, obliging, civic.
Nearby Words: civility, civilised, civilization, civilly, civilian
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Rude adjective – Showing a lack of manners or consideration for others.
Usage example: it's rude to call someone “ugly”

Civil is an antonym for rude in impolite topic.
Nearby Words: rudeness, rudely
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manner civil manner rude manner
people civil people rude people
way civil way rude way

Both words in one sentence

  • Royal Brat Being childishly blunt and not knowing any better doesn't help any - and if Elodie is rude enough, she can start a civil war, either by upset nobles or upset peasants.
    Source: Royal Brat
  • In 1937 (during the Spanish Civil War), he and Goebbels had decided to play a friendly trick on Ernst Hanfstaengl, a high-ranking Nazi, in order to get back at him for rude comments he'd made about German soldiers.
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