the quality or condition of being uncivil; discourteous behavior or treatment.
an uncivil act.
- in·civ·il [in-siv-uhl], /ɪnˈsɪv əl/, adjective
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How to use incivility in a sentence
Reinforce values such as honesty, kindness and respect A few of my students found the first presidential debate jarring and wanted to talk about the incivility.Six ways adults can help children make sense of a divisive election | Phyllis Fagell | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
Disagreement over this is fierce, sometimes degenerating into ludicrous levels of incivility.Pew Survey Raises More Questions About American Jewry | Brent E. Sasley | October 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
From Argentina to Russia and countries in between, see similar on-set incivility in 10 televised scuffles over the past 25 years.
But just changing the party in control is not going to solve the problem of hyper-partisanship and escalating incivility.
Or is it revulsion at the offensive incivility of the process, at the arrogance of these youths?
Nothing will rebuke incivility in another so surely as perfect courtesy in your own manner.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
Mrs. Berlinton listened, for she was incapable of incivility; though, weary and disgusted, she seldom made the smallest answer.Camilla | Fanny Burney
He behaved with almost equal incivility to the Princesse de Polignac, the obscurity of whose English origin was an offence to him.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835 | Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
An excellent friend of mine lays it down as a maxim, that habitual unpunctuality is positive incivility.Advice to a Young Man upon First Going to Oxford | Edward Berens
The incivility of mine adversaries was reproved; but my more heinous outrage was judged worthy of imprisonment.Discipline | Mary Brunton
British Dictionary definitions for incivility
lack of civility or courtesy; rudeness
an impolite or uncivil act or remark
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