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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-civility

incivility

/ɪnsɪˈvɪlɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
lack of civility or courtesy; rudeness
2.
an impolite or uncivil act or remark
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