uncultivated

adjective un·cul·ti·vat·ed \ ˌən-ˈkəl-tə-ˌvā-təd \

Definition of uncultivated

:not cultivated: such as
a :not put under cultivation :not tilled
  • uncultivated land
  • uncultivated fields
b :lacking in education or refinement :uncultured
  • … a warmhearted, decent, uncultivated fellow …
  • —Pauline Kael
c :growing or developing without care
  • an uncultivated plant
d :not developed by training or effort
  • an uncultivated talent
  • While sources went uncultivated and leaks dried up, the capital's best reporters were caught by other stories …
  • —Richard Behar

First Known Use of uncultivated

1646



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