prepared and used for raising crops; tilled: cultivated land.
educated; refined; cultured: cultivated tastes.
Related formsmis·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivenon·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivepseu·do·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivequa·si-cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivesem·i·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivesu·per·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectiveun·cul·ti·vat·ed, adjectivewell-cul·ti·vat·ed, adjective
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Related Words for uncultivatedarid
Examples from the Web for uncultivated
Historical Examples of uncultivated
I liked to have him about me, as uncultivated kings like to have their fools.
Such was the language, and such the affecting simplicity of the innocent and uncultivated Imogen.
What is it that adorns and enhances all the wild and uncultivated scenes of nature?
Every thing had the face of uncultivated luxuriance, and impenetrable solitude.
The slopes of the hills were then, as they are now, uncultivated, and covered with bushes.
British Dictionary definitions for uncultivated
(of a garden, fields, the earth, etc) not having been tilled and prepared or planted
(of a mind, person, etc) not improved by education
cultured, refined, or educated
((of land or soil))
- subjected to tillage or cultivation
- tilled and broken up
(of plants) specially bred or improved by cultivation
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Word Origin and History for uncultivated
1640s (figurative); 1680s (of plants); 1690s (of land), from un- (1) "not" + past participle of cultivate.
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