uncivil


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un·civ·il

 (ŭn-sĭv′əl)
adj.
1. Discourteous; rude: "The street was quiet; slamming the car door seemed an uncivil disturbance" (Anthony Hyde).
2. Archaic Uncivilized.

un·civ′il·ly adv.
un·civ′il·ness n.

uncivil

(ʌnˈsɪvəl)
adj
1. lacking civility or good manners
2. an obsolete word for uncivilized
uncivility, unˈcivilness n
unˈcivilly adv

un•civ•il

(ʌnˈsɪv əl)

adj.
1. impolite; rude.
2. uncivilized.
[1545–55]
un`ci•vil′i•ty (-səˈvɪl ɪ ti) un•civ′il•ness, n.
un•civ′il•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncivil - lacking civility or good mannersuncivil - lacking civility or good manners; "want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather
civil, polite - not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others; "even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

uncivil

uncivil

adjective
Translations
غَيْر مُهَذَّب، فَظ، خَشِن
neslušný
uhøflig
ókurteis
nepieklājīgsrupjš

uncivil

[ˈʌnˈsɪvɪl] ADJdescortés
to be uncivil to sbser descortés con algn

uncivil

adjunhöflich

uncivil

[ʌnˈsɪvəl] adjscortese, maleducato/a

uncivil

(anˈsivl) adjective
rude. He apologized for being uncivil to her.
unˈcivilly adverb
References in classic literature ?
She attracted him more than he liked-- and Miss Bingley was uncivil to HER, and more teasing than usual to himself.
But she turned away immediately to Princess Marya Borissovna, and did not once glance at him till he got up to go; then she looked at him, but evidently only because it would be uncivil not to look at a man when he is saying good-bye.
But he does not mean to be uncivil--he once explained--it is the things that upset him--he is easily upset by ugly things--he is not uncivil to PEOPLE.
Pardon me, mademoiselle; it enters not, it cannot enter into my thoughts to be uncivil.
But, whatever might really be its limits, it was enough, when perceived by his sister, to make her uneasy, and at the same time, (which was still more common,) to make her uncivil.
If he be uncivil enough to doubt it, we may as well stop playing this game of fancy.
Ask me some other time, when you can speak like a gentleman,' returned he, and he made an effort to pass me again; but I quickly re-captured the pony, scarce less astonished than its master at such uncivil usage.
But when churchman and layman, prince and prior, knight and priest, come knocking to Isaac's door, they borrow not his shekels with these uncivil terms.
He was looking up into the sky all the time he was speaking, and this Alice thought decidedly uncivil.
According to the popular fictions, the crews of vessels, shipwrecked on some barbarous coast, are eaten alive like so many dainty joints by the uncivil inhabitants; and unfortunate voyagers are lured into smiling and treacherous bays; knocked on the head with outlandish war-clubs; and served up without any prelimary dressing.
I name them with scruple, monsieur, because I seek an honest gain, and that I wish to carry on my business without being uncivil or extravagant in my demands.
She was as uncivil to him as sweet Cecily could be to anyone, but the gallant Cyrus was nothing daunted.