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incult

[in-kuhlt] /ɪnˈkʌlt/
adjective
1.
wild; rude; unrefined.
Origin of incult
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin incultus, equivalent to in- in-3 + cultus past participle of colere to till, cultivate
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  • Their hands are full of work; so full that, when the incult wanderer said: "What do you find to do?"

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for incult

incult

/ɪnˈkʌlt/
adjective (rare)
1.
(of land) uncultivated; untilled; naturally wild
2.
lacking refinement and culture
Word Origin
C16: from Latin incultus, from in-1 + colere to till
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