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Definition of "uncivilized" []

  • Not civilized; barbarous. (adjective)

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 "uncivilized" in a sentence
  • "But I believe that calling people barbarians, fools, or uncivilized is the antithesis of reasoned discourse and rational debate, and it pretty much closes the door to any sort of meaningful conversation."
  • "I guess this could be dangerous in uncivilized society, where people are more or less educated."
  • "However, anyone who thinks this is an isolated incident or that it only happens in uncivilized, hick states has their head so far up their ass, they should be able to reconsume their dinner."