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Definition of "incivility" []

  • The quality or condition of being uncivil. (noun)
  • An uncivil or discourteous act. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "incivility" in a sentence
  • "Students of American culture might ask whether incivility is a strictly Washington phenomenon or a reflection of changes in our society at large."
  • "He makes it sound like all the "incivility" is the Democrats 'fault, which is either naive or patronizing; take your pick."
  • ""Nonpartisan bits, musical entertainment and gentle ribbing of the purported enemies of incivility," is the Post's view of it."