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uncivil

[uhn-siv-uh l] /ʌnˈsɪv əl/
adjective
1.
without good manners; unmannerly; rude; impolite; discourteous.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; un-1 + civil
Related forms
uncivility
[uhn-suh-vil-i-tee] /ˌʌn səˈvɪl ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
uncivilness, noun
uncivilly, adverb
Synonyms
1. disrespectful, uncouth, boorish.
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British Dictionary definitions for un civil

uncivil

/ʌnˈsɪvəl/
adjective
1.
lacking civility or good manners
2.
an obsolete word for uncivilized
Derived Forms
uncivility (ˌʌnsɪˈvɪlɪtɪ), uncivilness, noun
uncivilly, adverb
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