Uncivility Un`ci*vil"i*ty, n. Incivility. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • uncivility — …   Useful english dictionary

  • uncivil — uncivility /un seuh vil i tee/, uncivilness, n. uncivilly, adv. /un siv euhl/, adj. 1. without good manners; unmannerly; rude; impolite; discourteous. 2. uncivilized. [1545 55; UN 1 + CIVIL] Syn. 1. disrespectful, uncouth, boorish. * * * …   Universalium

  • indecency — n 1. impropriety, improperness, indecorum, indecorousness; gaucheness, gaucherie, uncouthness, crassness, boorishness, rudeness, ill breeding, unmannerliness, ill manneredness, uncivility, uncivilness, ungentlemanliness; inappropriateness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • inhospitality — n inhospitableness, unfriendliness, coolness, coldness, aloofness, unsocialism, unsociability, unsociableness, antisociality; hostility, inimicalness, inimicality; ill disposedness, unreceptiveness, close mindedness, narrow mindedness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ribaldry — n 1. scurrility, scurrilousness, abusiveness, blackguardism, profaneness; indecency, shamelessness, suggestivity, immodesty, indelicacy; offen siveness, grossness, rankness, repulsiveness, repulsivi ty; vulgarity, vulgarness, obsceneness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • vulgarity — n 1. ignorance, unsophistication, unawareness, naTvete, naTveness; gaucheness, gaucherie, uncouthness, crassness, rudeness, boorishness, brut ishness, rawness; ill breeding, unmannerliness; i 11 manneredness, uncivility, uncivilness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • uncivil — /ʌnˈsɪvəl/ (say un sivuhl) adjective 1. without good manners; rude; impolite; discourteous. 2. uncivilised. –uncivility /ʌnsəˈvɪləti/ (say unsuh viluhtee), uncivilness, noun –uncivilly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • insolence — [n] boldness, disrespect abuse, arrogance, audacity, back talk, brass*, brazenness, cheek*, chutzpah*, contempt, contemptuousness, contumely, effrontery, gall, guff*, hardihood, impertinence, impudence, incivility, insubordination, lip*,… …   New thesaurus

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