overcivilized

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ civilized

Alternative formsEdit

  • overcivilised

AdjectiveEdit

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.
Last modified on 10 August 2012, at 02:12