over-civilized


over-civilized
   decadent
   Nazi dysphemism in a culture where to appreciate beauty was to be effete:
    They are nearer to France, Europe's most over-civilized country. (Goebbels, 1945, in translation, writing about his native Rhinelanders who did not resist the Anglo-American invaders)

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