Definition of uncircumcised in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsəːkəmsʌɪzd/


1(Of a boy or man) not circumcised.
Example sentences
  • The results suggest that there are few self-reported differences in sexual health between circumcised and uncircumcised men.
  • The trial was therefore stopped and the uncircumcised men were offered circumcision.
  • Several studies reported that circumcised boys were between 10 to 39 times less likely to develop urinary tract infections during infancy than uncircumcised boys.
1.1 archaic Irreligious or heathen.
Example sentences
  • It is less painful to contemplate a Jesus, a Bar Kokhba or any other Jew punished under humane Israelite law than his abandonment to the cruel caprice of uncircumcised Rome.
  • Ye are an unruly obstinate people, whose hearts are unreformed and uncircumcised.



Pronunciation: /ʌnsəːkəmˈsɪʒ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • Among other verses from both the Old and New Testaments, Newman quotes 1 Corinthians 7:19: ‘circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.’

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