Incult In*cult", a. [L. incultus; pref. in- not + cultus, p. p. of colere to cultivate: cf. F. inculte.] Untilled; uncultivated; crude; rude; uncivilized. [1913 Webster]

Germany then, says Tacitus, was incult and horrid, now full of magnificent cities. --Burton. [1913 Webster]

His style is diffuse and incult. --M. W. Shelley. [1913 Webster]

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  • incult — INCÚLT, Ă, inculţi, te, adj., s.m. şi f. (Persoană) care are o lipsă de cultură elementară, (om) necultivat; p. restr. agramat. – Din fr. inculte, lat. incultus. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  Incult ≠ cult, învăţat Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • incult — [in kult′] adj. [L incultus: see IN 2 & CULT] Rare 1. uncultivated: said of land 2. lacking culture; unrefined …   English World dictionary

  • incult — adjective /ɪnˈkʌlt/ a) Uncultivated, wild. where good government is, [...] there all things thrive and prosper [...]: where it is otherwise, all things are ugly to behold, incult, barbarous, uncivil, a paradise is turned to a wilderness. b) Rough …   Wiktionary

  • incult — (ˈ)in|kəlt, ənˈk adjective Etymology: Latin incultus, from in in (I) + cultus, past participle of colere to cultivate more at wheel 1. archaic : lacking the order that depends on tillage and cultivation …   Useful english dictionary

  • incult — adjective Etymology: Latin incultus, from in + cultus, past participle of colere to cultivate more at wheel Date: 1599 coarse, uncultured …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • incult — /in kult /, adj. wild; rude; unrefined. [1590 1600; < L incultus, equiv. to in IN 3 + cultus ptp. of colere to till, CULTIVATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • incult — in·cult …   English syllables

  • agramat — AGRAMÁT, Ă, agramaţi, te, adj., s.m. şi f. 1.. adj., s.m. şi f. (Persoană) care face greşeli elementare de limbă; p. ext. ignorant, incult. 2. adj. Care conţine greşeli elementare de gramatică şi de ortografie. – Din lat. agrammatos …   Dicționar Român

  • ignorant — IGNORÁNT, Ă, ignoranţi, te, adj., s.m. şi f. (Om) incult, fără cunoştinţe elementare; neştiutor. – Din fr. ignorant. Trimis de gall, 17.09.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  Ignorant ≠ erudit, învăţat, ştiutor Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime … …   Dicționar Român

  • ignar — IGNÁR, Ă, ignari, e, adj. (livr.) Incult, ignorant. – Din fr. ignare. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  IGNÁR adj, s. v. ignorant, incult, necultivat, neinstruit, neînvăţat, prost, simplu. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  …   Dicționar Român

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