Definition of uncivil in English:

uncivil

Line breaks: un|civil
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsɪv(ə)l
 
, -vɪl/

adjective

Derivatives

uncivilly

adverb
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  • 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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