People are focusing on tools of social media being abused, or saying, 'Let's look at lack of civility.'
So, after this election, forget sanity and civility, and let's just give the people what they want and deserve.
“He was responding to the lack of civility from the Democrat on the Senate floor,” Norquist said.
Mark McKinnon on the need to come together in times of crisis—or risk losing our own civility.
But what enabled my interaction with the Israeli-accented woman was not civility.
Then, scoundrel, know, that a man's first duty is civility and tenderness to a woman.
I fancied that his civility proceeded from my having eulogised his mint-juleps.
Thanking the Chinaman for his civility, we went away, much pleased with the mandarin's country retreat.
He said, ‘She meant it as a civility, and thought you would like it.’
Why will you call her Dexter when you know that it makes her throw aside all civility?
late 14c., "status of a citizen," from Old French civilite (14c.), from Latin civitatem (nominative civitas) "the art of governing; courteousness," from cvilis "relating to a citizen, relating to public life, befitting a citizen; popular, affable, courteous" (see civil). Later especially "good citizenship" (1530s). Also "state of being civilized" (1540s); "behavior proper to civilized persons" (1560s).