Definition of uncivilized adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (British English also -ised) adjective
    BrE BrE//ʌnˈsɪvəlaɪzd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈsɪvəlaɪzd//
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  1. 1(of people or their behaviour) not behaving in a way that is acceptable according to social or moral standards
  2. 2(of people or places) not having developed a modern culture and way of life I have worked in the wildest and most uncivilized parts of the world.
  3. opposite civilized
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: uncivilized