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uncivil Line breaks: un|civil
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsɪv(ə)l/

Definition of uncivil in English:


Discourteous; impolite: he’d been short and uncivil with her
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  • But, you know, I don't think we're serving our nation well by allowing the discourse to become so uncivil that people say - use words that they shouldn't be using.
  • This is the final straw, and, much out of character, I launch into a tirade against these annoying, impolite, uncivil people.
  • Instead the only letters that should be excluded from the public view are those (for obvious and practical reasons) that are illegible, libelous, uncivil, slanderous, vulgar or duplicates.


Example sentences
  • I contend that other reason TSE has been treated so uncivilly is that environmentalist organisations have developed considerable political power by relying heavily on Mencken's exhortation to exploit imaginary hobgoblins.
  • Instead we happily divert to supposed ‘safe’ spots, there to be uncivilly mugged or traffic-maimed.
  • The boy insisted his master had beaten him with a piece of wood ‘uncivilly and threatened to treat him so as he would remember for the rest of his life.’
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