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Synonyms for uncivilized
ʌnˈsɪv əˌlaɪzdun·civ·i·lized

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. uncivilized

    Whatever is not civilized is barbarian; barbaric indicates rude magnificence, uncultured richness; as, barbaric splendor, a barbaric melody. Barbarous refers to the worst side of barbarian life, and to revolting acts, especially of cruelty, such as a civilized man would not be expected to do; as, a barbarous deed. We may, however, say barbarous nations, barbarous tribes, without implying anything more than want of civilization and culture. Savage is more distinctly bloodthirsty than barbarous. In this sense we speak of a savage beast and of barbarous usage.

    Synonyms:
    atrocious, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, brutal, cruel, inhuman, merciless, rude, savage, uncouth, untamed

    Antonyms:
    civilized, courtly, cultured, delicate, elegant, graceful, humane, nice, polite, refined, tender, urbane

Princeton's WordNet

  1. barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, wildadjective

    without civilizing influences

    "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"

    Synonyms:
    raging, brutal, gaga, violent, dotty, untamed, unfounded, ferocious, fierce, cruel, tempestuous, fell, roughshod, ferine, godforsaken, uncivilised, hazardous, waste, baseless, risky, angry, idle, wild, savage, fantastic, groundless, feral, vicious, crazy, raving mad, barbarian, barbaric, furious, unwarranted, barbarous

    Antonyms:
    civilized, civilised

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. uncivilizedadjective

    Synonyms:
    savage, barbarous, unreclaimed, benighted

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  1. List of paraphrases for "uncivilized":

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How to use uncivilized in a sentence?

  1. Chinese Foreign Ministry:

    This is an uncivilized act of illegal kidnapping and a serious violation of basic human rights.

  2. Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    The United States must not engage in torture, if we do, in an increasingly brutal world, we lose our moral standing to condemn other nations or groups that engage in uncivilized behavior.

  3. Ibrahim Kalin:

    I am deeply saddened by this uncivilized act, which goes against humanistic values and took the lives of civilians, we extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims and the people of New Zealand.

  4. Salvador Panelo:

    We will not allow ourselves to be assaulted, to be bullied, to be the subject of such barbaric, uncivilized and outrageous actions.

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