overcivilized

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ civilized

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Adjective[edit]

overcivilized (comparative more overcivilized, superlative most overcivilized)

  1. Too much civilized.
    • 2007 January 28, Tina Cassidy, “Cut and Run”, New York Times:
      Yet if “overcivilized” is synonymous with “educated,” which could equal “having too much information,” which could make anyone neurotic, then it could also be said that city women are overcivilized.