Definitions for uncivilizedʌnˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd
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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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The United States must not engage in torture, if we do, in an increasingly brutal world, we lose our moral standing to condemn other nations or groups that engage in uncivilized behavior.
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