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Definition of "uncultured" []

  • Not cultured or cultivated: an uncultured coal-mining town; regarded him as an uncultured brute. (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 "uncultured" in a sentence
  • "It was the appropriation of certain funds – whether they should be applied towards increasing their seminary, so as to fit it for the proper education of ministers for their church, or whether they should not be applied to some other purpose, and their priesthood be still allowed to spring uncultured from the mass."
  • "I would prefer to be called uncultured if I respect women and their essential right of equality."
  • "His profile on the micro-blogging site says he is a "Former Notre Dame grad student who dropped everything to start an unplanned, unexpected, & 'uncultured' journey to help the poor.""