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incult

[in-kuhlt]
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adjective
  1. wild; rude; unrefined.
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Origin of incult

1590–1600; < Latin incultus, equivalent to in- in-3 + cultus past participle of colere to till, cultivate
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Related Words for incult

boorish, rude, gruff, ribald, vulgar, off-color, obscene, raw, dirty, crude, scatological, nasty, bawdy, crass, blue, gross, roughneck, offensive, foul, barbarian

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Historical Examples of incult

  • 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

adjective rare
  1. (of land) uncultivated; untilled; naturally wild
  2. lacking refinement and culture
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Word Origin for incult

C16: from Latin incultus, from in- 1 + colere to till
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