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incivility

[in-suh-vil-i-tee] /ˌɪn səˈvɪl ɪ ti/
noun, plural incivilities for 2.
1.
the quality or condition of being uncivil; discourteous behavior or treatment.
2.
an uncivil act.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; < Late Latin incīvīlitās. See in-3, civility
Related forms
incivil
[in-siv-uh l] /ɪnˈsɪv əl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Synonyms
1. rudeness, boorishness, uncouthness. 2. discourtesy.
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British Dictionary definitions for in-civil

incivility

/ɪnsɪˈvɪlɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
lack of civility or courtesy; rudeness
2.
an impolite or uncivil act or remark
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Word Origin and History for in-civil

incivility

n.

1580s, "want of civilized behavior, rudeness," from French incivilité (early 15c.), from Late Latin incivilitatem (nominative incivilitas), from incivilis "not civil," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + civilis "relating to a citizen, relating to public life, befitting a citizen; popular, affable, courteous" (see civil). Meaning "an act of rudeness" is from 1650s. Incivil "not conducive to common good" is from mid-15c.

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