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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Discourteous; rude: "The street was quiet; slamming the car door seemed an uncivil disturbance” ( Anthony Hyde).
  • adj. Archaic Uncivilized.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not civilized; savage; barbarous; uncivilized.
  • adj. Not civil; not complaisant; discourteous; impolite; rude; unpolished; as, uncivil behavior.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not civilized; savage; barbarous; uncivilized.
  • adj. Not civil; not complaisant; discourteous; impolite; rude; unpolished.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not civil.
  • Not courteous; ill-mannered; rude; coarse: as, an uncivil answer; an uncivil fellow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking civility or good manners

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