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unculture

[uhn-kuhl-cher]
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noun
  1. the lack or absence of culture: Much modern fiction is a product of unculture.

Origin of unculture

First recorded in 1615–25; un-1 + culture
Related formsun·cul·tured, adjective
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Examples from the Web for uncultured

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Historical Examples

  • Each man, ignorant, uncultured in all else, was a past master at poker—an artist.

    The Night Riders

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • His dress was very plain and poor, his manner was uncultured, his language was ungrammatical.

  • His was the voice of an uncultured man, but his tone was that of an equal.

    The Man Who Knew

    Edgar Wallace

  • So I am not going to apologize for the rough and uncultured speech.

  • Have you no wild, uncultured spot to show me, which the hand of man has not defaced?


British Dictionary definitions for uncultured

uncultured

adjective
  1. lacking good taste, manners, upbringing, and education
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