What does the word civility mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Civilly.

Usage examples for civility

  1. Being mightily satisfied with his civility, I away to Westminster Hall, and there walked with several people, and all the discourse is about some trouble in Scotland I heard of yesterday, but nobody can tell the truth of it. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. " I don't think so, I'll look," replied the girl with business civility. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  3. Meanwhile Mrs. Barnes was treated with all possible civility. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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