hypercivilized love

Definitions

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  • adjective Very highly civilized.

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ civilized

Examples

  • The problem here is not a patronizingly clichéd representation of an ostensibly primitive people; the problem is the movie's intellectually incoherent portrayal of its fictional heroes as both admirably precivilized and admirably hypercivilized, as atechnological and highly technologized.

    'Avatar's' Debt To 'The Wizard Of Oz'

  • The problem here is not a patronizingly clichéd representation of an ostensibly primitive people; the problem is the movie's intellectually incoherent portrayal of its fictional heroes as both admirably precivilized and admirably hypercivilized, as atechnological and highly technologized.

    'Avatar's' Debt To 'The Wizard Of Oz'

  • They saw blacks as the mythical noble savages, free from hypercivilized inhibition, their natural potency unimpaired.

    Mr. Sammler's City

  • The founders of the dynasties are all brave and successful warriors, who are superior to the cant of a hypercivilized state of society, which covers declining vigor and marks the first phase of effeteness, and who see that as long as there are human passions they may be molded by genius to make the many serve the few and to build up an autocracy.

    China

  • The ’sixties “opened a jeweled door into degradation,” starting the descent “from hypercivilized Byzantine luxury straight into the state of nature.”

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The ’sixties “opened a jeweled door into degradation,” starting the descent “from hypercivilized Byzantine luxury straight into the state of nature.”

    The problem of Bellow’s masterpiece

  • You opened a jeweled door into degradation, from hypercivilized Byzantine luxury straight into the state of nature. "

    Mr. Sammler's City

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