Uncivilized

  • 1Uncivilized — Un*civ i*lized, a. 1. Not civilized; not reclaimed from savage life; rude; barbarous; savage; as, the uncivilized inhabitants of Central Africa. [1913 Webster] 2. Not civil; coarse; clownish. [R.] Addison. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2uncivilized — index brutal, caitiff, disorderly, vicious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3uncivilized — c.1600, barbarous, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of CIVILIZE (Cf. civilize). UNCIVIL (Cf. Uncivil) in the same sense is recorded from 1550s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4uncivilized — (Amer.) adj. primitive, uncultured, uneducated, uncouth, unrefined (also uncivilised) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5uncivilized — [adj] wild, uncultured barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, boorish, brutish, churlish, coarse, crass, crude, discourteous, disrespectful, gross, ill bred, impertinent, impolite, loutish, mannerless, outrageous, philistine, primitive, rude, rugged,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6uncivilized — (also uncivilised) ► ADJECTIVE 1) not socially or culturally advanced. 2) impolite; bad mannered …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7uncivilized — [unsiv′ə līzd΄] adj. 1. not civilized; barbarous; unenlightened 2. far from civilization …

    English World dictionary

  • 8uncivilized — also ised BrE adjective 1 uncivilized behaviour is rude or socially unacceptable: uncivilized incidents of racial violence 2 an uncivilized hour informal extremely early in the morning …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9uncivilized — un|civ|i|lized also uncivilised BrE [ʌnˈsıvılaızd] adj 1.) behaviour that is uncivilized is rude or socially unacceptable 2.) old fashioned societies that are uncivilized have a very simple way of life, and have not developed social, legal,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10uncivilized — [[t]ʌ̱nsɪ̱vɪlaɪzd[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone s behaviour as uncivilized, you find it unacceptable, for example because it is very cruel or very rude. The campaign has abounded in mutual accusations of uncivilised… …

    English dictionary

  • 11uncivilized — un|civ|i|lized [ ʌn sıvl,aızd ] adjective 1. ) behaving in a rude or offensive way: uncivilized behavior 2. ) OLD FASHIONED used for describing a place or community that does not have advanced culture or technology. This word is now considered… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12uncivilized — adjective we had been taught that working class people were inferior and uncivilized Syn: uncouth, coarse, rough, boorish, vulgar, philistine, uneducated, uncultured, uncultivated, benighted, unsophisticated, unpolished; ill bred, ill mannered,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13uncivilized — UK [ʌnˈsɪvəlaɪzd] / US [ʌnˈsɪv(ə)lˌaɪzd] adjective 1) behaving in a rude or offensive way uncivilized behaviour 2) old fashioned used for describing a place or community that does not have advanced culture or technology. This word is now… …

    English dictionary

  • 14uncivilized — adjective Date: 1607 1. not civilized ; barbarous 2. remote from settled areas ; wild …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15uncivilized — uncivilizedly /un siv euh luy zid lee, luyzd /, adv. uncivilizedness, n. /un siv euh luyzd /, adj. not civilized or cultured; barbarous. [1600 10; UN 1 + CIVILIZED] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16uncivilized — adjective a) crude, barbarous, wild, uncultured b) used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture …

    Wiktionary

  • 17uncivilized — Synonyms and related words: Draconian, Gothic, Neanderthal, Tartarean, animal, anthropophagous, atrocious, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, beastly, bestial, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody minded, boorish, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18uncivilized — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. primitive, simple; barbarous, savage, barbaric. See violence. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. barbarous, uncontrolled, barbarian; see primitive 3 , savage 1 , 3 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. 1.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19uncivilized — or uncivilised adjective 1》 not socially or culturally advanced. 2》 impolite; bad mannered …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20uncivilized — a. Rude, barbarous, savage …

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