Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not cultured or cultivated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not cultured or civilized; lacking in delicacy or refinement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of persons) lacking art or knowledge

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

un- +‎ cultured

Examples

  • It was the appropriation of certain funds – whether they should be applied towards increasing their seminary, so as to fit it for the proper education of ministers for their church, or whether they should not be applied to some other purpose, and their priesthood be still allowed to spring uncultured from the mass.

    Sketches and Tales Illustrative of Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswick, North America

  • I would prefer to be called uncultured if I respect women and their essential right of equality.

    rediff.com

  • His profile on the micro-blogging site says he is a "Former Notre Dame grad student who dropped everything to start an unplanned, unexpected, &'uncultured' journey to help the poor."

    Don Tapscott: Young Video Blogger Champions His Cause in Davos

  • His profile on the micro-blogging site says he is a "Former Notre Dame grad student who dropped everything to start an unplanned, unexpected, &'uncultured' journey to help the poor."

    Don Tapscott: Young Video Blogger Champions His Cause in Davos

  • His profile on the micro-blogging site says he is a "Former Notre Dame grad student who dropped everything to start an unplanned, unexpected, &'uncultured' journey to help the poor."

    Don Tapscott: Young Video Blogger Champions His Cause in Davos

  • His profile on the micro-blogging site says he is a "Former Notre Dame grad student who dropped everything to start an unplanned, unexpected, & 'uncultured' journey to help the poor."

    Don Tapscott: Young Video Blogger Champions His Cause in Davos

  • His profile on the micro-blogging site says he is a "Former Notre Dame grad student who dropped everything to start an unplanned, unexpected, & 'uncultured' journey to help the poor."

    Don Tapscott: Young Video Blogger Champions His Cause in Davos

  • Whenever you hear or read a snotty European presenting his stereotypes about Americans, he will often describe them as "uncultured", "unintellectual" and "poor in math" because, unlike his peers, they are not into equation drills and the constructions middlebrow people call "high culture".

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Whenever you hear or read a snotty European presenting his stereotypes about Americans, he will often describe them as "uncultured", "unintellectual" and "poor in math" because, unlike his peers, they are not into equation drills and the constructions middlebrow people call "high culture".

    Original. Card-carrying.

  • They were described to be living a 'savage life' – wild, uncivilized, 'uncultured',

    Uprooting the Demon of Racism

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.