Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: uncivil
IPA transcription: [əns'ɪvəl]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: uncivil, rude
    Meaning: lacking civility or good manners; "want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather
Usage examples
  • The black ram, either from most uncivil impatience, or mistaking the movement of the proprietor's coat-tail for a challenge, pitched into him incontinently.
  • The only cause of quarrel which Peter pretended to have against the king was the uncivil treatment which he had received at the hands of the Governor of Riga in refusing to allow him to see the fortifications when he passed through that city on his tour.
  • With many compliments to them, and much self-gratulation on the prospect of a connection between the houses, he unfolded the matter--to an audience not merely wondering, but incredulous; for Mrs. Bennet, with more perseverance than politeness, protested he must be entirely mistaken; and Lydia, always unguarded and often uncivil, boisterously exclaimed: