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uncivilized

adjective un·civ·i·lized \-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

Full Definition of UNCIVILIZED

1
:  not civilized :  barbarous
2
:  remote from settled areas :  wild

Examples of UNCIVILIZED

  1. He was awakened at an uncivilized hour.
  2. They believe that capital punishment is uncivilized.

First Known Use of UNCIVILIZED

1607

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