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: not civilized : barbarous
: lacking in courtesy : ill-mannered, impolite
: not conducive to civic harmony and welfare
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discourteous, disrespectful, ill-bred, ill-mannered, impertinent, impolite, inconsiderate, rude, thoughtless, uncalled-for, ungracious, unhandsome, unmannered, unmannerly
civil, considerate, courteous, genteel, gracious, mannerly, polite, thoughtful, well-bred
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1553, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: rude or impolite
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