uncivil

[ uhn-siv-uhl ]
/ ʌnˈsɪv əl /

adjective

without good manners; unmannerly; rude; impolite; discourteous.

Origin of uncivil

First recorded in 1545–55; un-1 + civil
Related formsun·ci·vil·i·ty [uhn-suh-vil-i-tee] /ˌʌn səˈvɪl ɪ ti/, un·civ·il·ness, nounun·civ·il·ly, adverb
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uncivil

/ (ʌnˈsɪvəl) /

adjective

lacking civility or good manners
an obsolete word for uncivilized
Derived Formsuncivility (ˌʌnsɪˈvɪlɪtɪ) or uncivilness, noununcivilly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for uncivil

uncivil


adj.

1550s, "barbarous," from un- (1) "not" + civil. Meaning "impolite" is 1590s.

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