follow Dictionary.com

What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

uncivilized

[uhn-siv-uh-lahyzd] /ʌnˈsɪv əˌlaɪzd/
adjective
1.
not civilized or cultured; barbarous.
Origin of uncivilized
1600-1610
1600-10; un-1 + civilized
Related forms
uncivilizedly
[uhn-siv-uh-lahy-zid-lee, -lahyzd-] /ʌnˈsɪv əˌlaɪ zɪd li, -ˌlaɪzd-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
uncivilizedness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for uncivilized
British Dictionary definitions for uncivilized

uncivilized

/ʌnˈsɪvɪˌlaɪzd/
adjective
1.
(of a tribe or people) not yet civilized, esp preliterate
2.
lacking culture or sophistication
Derived Forms
uncivilizedly, uncivilisedly (ʌnˈsɪvɪˌlaɪzɪdlɪ) adverb
uncivilizedness, uncivilisedness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for uncivilized
adj.

c.1600, "barbarous," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of civilize. Uncivil in the same sense is recorded from 1550s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for uncivilized

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for uncivilized

26
31
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with uncivilized