- lacking civility or good manners
- an obsolete word for uncivilized
Derived Formsuncivility (ˌʌnsɪˈvɪlɪtɪ
, unˈcivilness noun
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Example Sentences Including 'uncivil'
As Charles I lost his head in our uncivil wars, so the statues had to lose theirs.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
He'd been short and uncivil with her, but it was difficult enough coping with his own problems at the moment, let alone hers.
Ministers unite in delight at the downfall of a very uncivil servant
Swarms of uncivil servants [sic] with resonant but non-productive function are being piled on a quaking agricultural base.
LOST LION OF EMPIRE:The Life of 'Cape-to-Cairo' Grogan (2002)
Technically, they were not supposed to drink on duty, but he felt it was uncivil to be in a bar and not buy any of its chief commodity.
Death of an Unknown Man
Those complaints included allegations of abuse of authority, using unnecessary or excessive force and discourteous or uncivil behaviour.
Yelling, insults and other uncivil behaviour is part of the political culture.
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