Definitions for uncivilizedʌnˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•civ•i•lizedʌnˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd(adj.)

  1. not civilized or cultured; barbarous.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of uncivilized:

1600–10

un•civ′i•liz`ed•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, wild(adj)

    without civilizing influences

    "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"

Wiktionary

  1. uncivilized(Adjective)

    Crude, barbarous, wild, uncultured.

  2. uncivilized(Adjective)

    Used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture.

  3. uncivilized(Adjective)

    Used to describe behaviours deemed savage or inappropriate.

  4. Origin: From the British spelling uncivilised, with the general spelling reform of "-ise" to "-ize".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncivilized(adj)

    not civilized; not reclaimed from savage life; rude; barbarous; savage; as, the uncivilized inhabitants of Central Africa

  2. Uncivilized(adj)

    not civil; coarse; clownish

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