uncivil

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adjective un·civ·il \ˌən-ˈsi-vəl\

Definition of uncivil

  1. 1 :  not civilized :  barbarous

  2. 2 :  lacking in courtesy :  ill-mannered, impolite <uncivil remarks>

  3. 3 :  not conducive to civic harmony and welfare

uncivilly

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Examples of uncivil in a sentence

  1. <the uncivil and wild land that the pioneers tamed and settled>

  2. <such uncivil behavior will not be tolerated>

1553

First Known Use of uncivil

1553


UNCIVIL Defined for English Language Learners

uncivil

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adjective un·civ·il \ˌən-ˈsi-vəl\

Definition of uncivil for English Language Learners

  • : rude or impolite


UNCIVIL Defined for Kids

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