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- adj. Not civilized.
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- adj. not having a high state of culture and social development
_ If totemism be taken in the simpler sense, as a certain sort of intimate relation between men and nonhuman things, it will be found to be widely distributed in the noncivilized world.
The manner of her revelation did not differ from that of similar officials in noncivilized communities -- she spoke in
Nor is it the case that stupidity kept (and keeps) noncivilized peoples from ordering their lives in such a manner as to destroy their habitat, nor from developing technologies (for example, oil refineries, electrical grids, and factories) that facilitate this process.
Among existing noncivilized peoples it sometimes receives worship as a god  or as connected with a god. [
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