Literally the behaviour expected in a city
- from the latin
cives. Generally taken to mean conforming with the standards of the society in which the person using the word lives.
No more a misspelling than colour
- rather the way every Anglophone
outside the USA
See also politeness
The misspelling part of this w/u was in response to a now-nuked w/u saying this was a misspelling of civilized.