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synonyms for uncivilized

  • barbaric
  • barbarous
  • boorish
  • churlish
  • disrespectful
  • impolite
  • rude
  • unconscionable
  • vulgar
  • barbarian
  • brutish
  • coarse
  • crass
  • crude
  • discourteous
  • gross
  • ill-bred
  • impertinent
  • loutish
  • mannerless
  • outrageous
  • philistine
  • primitive
  • rugged
  • savage
  • uncontrolled
  • uncouth
  • uncultivated
  • uneducated
  • ungodly
  • unholy
  • unmannered
  • unpolished
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • wicked
See also synonyms for: uncivilizedness

antonyms for uncivilized

MOST RELEVANT
  • courteous
  • cultured
  • decent
  • kind
  • mannerly
  • nice
  • polite
  • refined
  • respectful
  • sophisticated
  • civilized
  • domesticated
  • polished
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How to use uncivilized in a sentence

Even if it took centuries, subject populations would “grow up,” and Britain would have to concede its sovereign claims to empire when its discerning eye judged the once “uncivilized” to be fully evolved.
BRITAIN CAN NO LONGER HIDE BEHIND THE MYTH THAT ITS EMPIRE WAS BENIGNCAROLINE ELKINSAPRIL 2, 2022TIME
It may be said that among uncivilized and barefoot people the great toe is usually very mobile.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Is an uncivilized state of society the cause of good poetry, or only an attendant circumstance?
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
There are no uncivilized savages in this province except the Appaches, of whom I have spoken largely.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
But what we tolerate in uncivilized lands, even where we are ostensibly rulers, we will not suffer in our own.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Uncivilized nations often entertain the absurd notion that certain individuals can command the rain whenever they please.
THE RAIN CLOUDANONYMOUS
When England shall have turned aside the reproach of this poem, it will be time for her to abuse America as 'uncivilized.'
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
He comes from an uncivilized continent on the other side of the world, and soon he'll be going back there.
THE HOSTS OF THE AIRJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
Before the arrival of the Spaniards, only 350 years ago, they were all uncivilized.
THE HEAD HUNTERS OF NORTHERN LUZON FROM IFUGAO TO KALINGACORNELIS DE WITT WILLCOX
Originally a scourge of the district, they are now subdued, but remain uncivilized.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
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