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un·civ·i·lized

 (ŭn-sĭv′ə-līzd′)
adj.
Not civilized; barbarous.

un·civ′i·liz′ed·ly (-lī′zĭd-lē, -līzd′lē) adv.

uncivilized

(ʌnˈsɪvɪˌlaɪzd) or

uncivilised

adj
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) (of a tribe or people) not yet civilized, esp preliterate
2. lacking culture or sophistication
uncivilizedly, uncivilisedly adv
unˈciviˌlizedness, unˈciviˌlisedness n

un•civ•i•lized

(ʌnˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd)

adj.
not civilized or cultured; barbarous.
[1600–10]
un•civ′i•liz`ed•ly, adv.
un•civ′i•liz`ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncivilized - without civilizing influencesuncivilized - without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"
noncivilised, noncivilized - not having a high state of culture and social development

uncivilized

adjective
1. primitive, wild, savage, barbarian, illiterate, uneducated, barbaric, barbarous non-Western countries which did not wish to appear backward or uncivilized

uncivilized

adjective
Translations
necivilizovaný
uciviliseret
sivistymätön
neciviliziran
未開の
야만적인
ociviliserad
ซึ่งไร้อารยธรรม
chưa được khai hóa

uncivilized

[ˈʌnˈsɪvɪlaɪzd] ADJ
1. (= primitive) [people, country] → poco civilizado (fig) → bárbaro
2. (= socially unacceptable) [conditions, activity] → inaceptable; [person, behaviour] → grosero
3. (= early) at this uncivilized houra estas horas tan intempestivas

uncivilized

[ˌʌnˈsɪvɪlaɪzd] uncivilised (British) adj
(= primitive) [people, country] → non civilisé(e)
(= socially and morally unacceptable) [person, behaviour, treatment, conditions] → barbare
(humorous) at an uncivilized hour → à une heure indue

uncivilized

adj country, tribe, behaviourunzivilisiert; (inf) habitbarbarisch; sorry to wake you at this uncivilized hour (inf: = early) → entschuldige, dass ich dich zu nachtschlafender or einer so unchristlichen Zeit wecke (inf)

uncivilized

[ʌnˈsɪvɪˌlaɪzd] adj (tribe, people) → selvaggio/a; (behaviour, conditions) → incivile, barbaro/a

uncivilized

غَيْرُ مُتَحَضِّر necivilizovaný uciviliseret unzivilisiert απολίτιστος incivilizado sivistymätön barbare neciviliziran incivile 未開の 야만적인 onbeschaafd usivilisert niecywilizowany não civilizado нецивилизованный ociviliserad ซึ่งไร้อารยธรรม ilkel chưa được khai hóa 不文明的
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We have scarcely got their names straight yet, and besides, that sort of thing is so uncivilized and wrong.
As they narrated to each other their unholy adventures, their tales of terror told in words of mirth; as their uncivilized laughter forked upwards out of them, like the flames from the furnace; as to and fro, in their front, the harpooneers wildly gesticulated with their huge pronged forks and dippers; as the wind howled on, and the sea leaped, and the ship groaned and dived, and yet steadfastly shot her red hell further and further into the blackness of the sea and the night, and scornfully champed the white bone in her mouth, and viciously spat round her on all sides; then the rushing Pequod, freighted with savages, and laden with fire, and burning a corpse, and plunging into that blackness of darkness, seemed the material counterpart of her monomaniac commander's soul.
They received the hunters in the most friendly manner; invited them to their lodges, which were more cleanly than Indian lodges are prone to be, and set food before them with true uncivilized hospitality.
The grief and consternation of Kory-Kory, in particular, was unbounded; he threw himself into a perfect paroxysm of gestures which were intended to convey to us not only his abhorrence of Nukuheva and its uncivilized inhabitants, but also his astonishment that after becoming acquainted with the enlightened Typees, we should evince the least desire to withdraw, even for a time, from their agreeable society.
Believe me, no civilized man ever regrets a pleasure, and no uncivilized man ever knows what a pleasure is.
His sole interests seem to be feats of physical prowess and the reading of everything that he can get hold of relative to savage beasts and the lives and customs of uncivilized peoples; but particularly do stories of animals appeal to him.
While he waited he passed the time printing a message to her; whether he intended giving it to her he himself could not have told, but he took infinite pleasure in seeing his thoughts expressed in print--in which he was not so uncivilized after all.
He smiled to himself at the result of his very uncivilized and ungallant action, for he had not lowered his own eyes when they met those of the young woman.
In those uncivilized days, the Marriage Act had not been passed, and there was no convenient hymeneal registrar in England to change a vagabond runaway couple into a respectable man and wife at a moment's notice.
And he ends by becoming a hater of philosophy, uncivilized, never using the weapon of persuasion,--he is like a wild beast, all violence and fierceness, and knows no other way of dealing; and he lives in all ignorance and evil conditions, and has no sense of propriety and grace.
Though it certainly does cost France somewhat dear to assert her rights in that uncivilized country.
But he never looked at his daughter, and strode out of the room, leaving in the minds of the women a sense, half of awe, half of amusement, at the extravagant, inconsiderate, uncivilized male, outraged somehow and gone bellowing to his lair with a roar which still sometimes reverberates in the most polished of drawing-rooms.