un·civ·i·lized adjective \-ˈsi-və-ˌlīzd\
: not polite, reasonable, or respectful
: showing no concern for the well-being of people or for the proper way to behave toward people
: not having the kinds of social systems, technologies, etc., that are seen in most modern societies
: remote from settled areas : wild
Examples of UNCIVILIZED
- He was awakened at an uncivilized hour.
- They believe that capital punishment is uncivilized.
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Related to UNCIVILIZED
- barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, heathen, heathenish, natural, Neanderthal (or Neandertal), rude, uncivil, savage, uncultivated, wild
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