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Definition of "uncivilised" []

  • Alternative spelling of uncivilized. (adjective)

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Use "uncivilised" in a sentence
  • "Blair's ministers began openly to champion the cause of the white farmers who made up the backbone of the former Rhodesian regime - while denouncing the black leadership which defeated it as 'uncivilised' - British interference in Zimbabwe has been ceaseless."
  • "In the aftermath of the 2002 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Australia, 'The (British) Guardian' correspondent, Seamus Milne, wrote: "Since Blair's ministers began openly to champion the cause of the white farmers who made up the backbone of the former Rhodesian regime - while denouncing the black leadership which defeated it as 'uncivilised' - British interference in Zimbabwe has been ceaseless."
  • "Less conspicuous terms such as "non-democratic" (a neo-colonial equivalent to "uncivilised", perhaps?) could be similarly loaded and dangerous and are often used to promote and justify war."