Definitions for uncivilizedʌnˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
not civilized or cultured; barbarous.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of uncivilized:
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"
Crude, barbarous, wild, uncultured.
Used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture.
Used to describe behaviours deemed savage or inappropriate.
Origin: From the British spelling uncivilised, with the general spelling reform of "-ise" to "-ize".
not civilized; not reclaimed from savage life; rude; barbarous; savage; as, the uncivilized inhabitants of Central Africa
not civil; coarse; clownish
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