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uncivilized

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of uncivilized

  1. not civilized <unfairly branded as uncivilized by European explorers, they had created a culture that was actually quite advanced> Synonyms barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, heathen, heathenish, natural, Neanderthal (or Neandertal), rude, uncivil, savage, uncultivated, wildRelated Words coarse, crude, primitive, rough; uncouth, unculturedNear Antonyms cultured, enlightened, humane, sophisticated; genteel, polished, polite, refined, urbane, well-bred; semicivilizedAntonyms civilized





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