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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
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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
UNCIVILIZED Defined for Kids

uncivilized

adjective un·civ·i·lized \ˌən-ˈsi-və-ˌlīzd\

Definition of UNCIVILIZED for Kids

1
:  having, relating to, or being like a culture that is not advanced
2
:  not having or showing good manners :  rude

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