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uncivilly

[ uhn-siv-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF uncivilly
  • as inrudely
  • as insourly

Synonyms for uncivilly

  • bluntly
  • crudely
  • harshly
  • discourteously
  • barbarously
  • boorishly
  • brazenly
  • coarsely
  • contemptuously
  • crassly
  • curtly
  • disrespectfully
  • imprudently
  • indecently
  • indecorously
  • insolently
  • loudly
  • roughly
  • sassily
  • sharply
  • snootily
  • tactlessly
  • unabashedly
  • uncouthly
  • ungraciously
  • vulgarly
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Antonyms for uncivilly

  • civilly
  • courteously
  • politely
  • suavely
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNCIVILLY

I know what I know,' she kept repeating, not uncivilly, but with extreme gloom.

We were particularly well lodged, and not uncivilly treated.

He would not have spoken to me so uncivilly had poor dear papa been alive, I know!

There was really no reason why I should treat him uncivilly.

It was only the "Papists" who lived far enough off to be spoken of uncivilly.

He spoke most uncivilly, and said I was driving him half crazy with my whistling.

"Well, show me the kind you have," he said curtly, but not uncivilly.

It made a plaything of my little vessel, slapping it about most uncivilly.

I was most uncivilly treated, and remanded two or three times.

He did not treat me uncivilly or unkindly, but I saw that it cost him an effort to be as cordial as the rest of his family.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, "barbarous," from un- (1) "not" + civil. Meaning "impolite" is 1590s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNCIVILLY

rudely

adverbimpolitely
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