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uncircumcised

[ uhn-sur-kuhm-sahyzd ]

adjective

  1. not circumcised.
  2. not Jewish; gentile.
  3. heathen; unregenerate.


uncircumcised

/ ʌnˈsɜːkəmˌsaɪzd /

adjective

  1. not circumcised
  2. not Jewish; gentile
  3. theol not purified


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Word History and Origins

Origin of uncircumcised1

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English un- 1 + circumcised ( def )
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Example Sentences

Most of the health risks borne by uncircumcised men fall solely on them, rather than the population at large.

“I remember how uncircumcised kids were treated in the locker room,” he says.

So thou also shalt be broken in the midst of the uncircumcised, and shalt sleep with them that are slain by the sword.

Abraham "received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had, yet being uncircumcised."

And they circumcised all the children whom they found in the confines of Israel that were uncircumcised: and they did valiantly.

Yea, thou shalt be broken in the midst of the uncircumcised, and shalt lie with them that are slain with the sword.

Once great powers but now cut off; they lie with the uncircumcised in weakness and disgrace.

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UNCIOuncircumcision