uncivilized

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

Definition of uncivilized

  1. 1 :  not civilized :  barbarous

  2. 2 :  remote from settled areas :  wild

Examples of uncivilized in a sentence

  1. He was awakened at an uncivilized hour.

  2. They believe that capital punishment is uncivilized.

1607

First Known Use of uncivilized

1607


UNCIVILIZED Defined for English Language Learners

uncivilized

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

Definition of uncivilized for English Language Learners

  • : 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


UNCIVILIZED Defined for Kids

uncivilized

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

Definition of uncivilized for Students

  1. 1 :  having, relating to, or being like a culture that is not advanced

  2. 2 :  not having or showing good manners :  rude



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