noun, plural in·ci·vil·i·ties for 2.
Origin of incivility
Examples from the Web for incivility
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|DAILY BEAST
The Americans are as gregarious as school-boys, and think it an incivility to leave you by yourself.Diary in America, Series One|Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
She was interested in the young man in spite of his incivility.The Squire's Daughter|Silas K(itto) Hocking
But the stare, the hustling and the shouting may not be due to incivility.Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
Disrespect, dis-re-spekt′, n. want of respect: discourtesy: incivility.
So that I found a 171 certain entertainment in these bouts of incivility, and was not always ill inspired in my rejoinders.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. XII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for incivility
noun plural -ties
Word Origin and History for incivility
1580s, "want of civilized behavior, rudeness," from French incivilité (early 15c.), from Late Latin incivilitatem (nominative incivilitas), from incivilis "not civil," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + civilis "relating to a citizen, relating to public life, befitting a citizen; popular, affable, courteous" (see civil). Meaning "an act of rudeness" is from 1650s. Incivil "not conducive to common good" is from mid-15c.