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uncivil

un·civ·il

uncivil

pronunciation:
uhn sI vl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: lacking good manners or courtesy; impolite.
antonyms:
civil, polite
similar words:
discourteous, impolite, insolent, rude, uncouth, ungracious
definition 2: lacking refinement; uncivilized.
antonyms:
civilized
similar words:
coarse, uncouth
derivations: uncivilly (adv.), uncivility (n.), uncivilness (n.)
Word Parts
The word uncivil contains the following parts:
un-1 Old English prefix that means not
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The prefix un1 attaches to adjectives to create adjectives that mean the opposite of the base word.
synonyms:
dis-, de-, in-2
 
civ Latin root that means citizen
-ile, -il Latin adjective-forming suffix that means capable of being or undergoing; pertaining to