hypercivilized

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ civilized

Adjective[edit]

hypercivilized (comparative more hypercivilized, superlative most hypercivilized)

  1. Very highly civilized.
    • 2009 March 27, A. O. Scott, “Film Festival: The City as Bane, Nature as Balm”, New York Times:
      A fascination with the natural world — which seems at once fragile and enduring, forbiddingly strange and intimately known — is an obvious response to, and escape from, our hypercivilized, technology-saturated, globalized habitations.