uncivilized

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uncivilized(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (not civilized yet)
a. incivilizado
The colonizers considered all the natives to be uncivilized.Los colonizadores consideraron a los nativos incivilizados.
b. primitivo
The uncivilized inhabitants of this area had a wealth of knowledge that has been lost.Los habitantes primitivos de esta zona contaban con una riqueza de conocimientos que se ha perdido.
2. (socially unacceptable)
a. poco civilizado
There's no excusing your uncivilized behavior at dinner tonight.No hay excusa para tu conducta poco civilizada en la cena de esta noche.
b. intempestiva (time)
What were you thinking calling me at such an uncivilized hour?¿Cómo se te ocurrió llamarme a una hora tan intempestiva?
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uncivilized
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. poco civilizado(a), incivilizado(a)
at an uncivilized houra una hora intempestiva
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uncivilized [ˈʌnˈsɪvɪlaɪzd]
adjective
1 (primitive) [+people, country] poco civilizado; bárbaro;
2 (socially unacceptable) [+conditions, activity] inaceptable; [+person, behaviour] grosero
what an uncivilized thing to do! how uncivilized of him!
3 (early)
at this uncivilized hour a estas horas tan intempestivas
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