Definition of Incivility

1. Noun. Deliberate discourtesy.

Generic synonyms: Discourtesy, Rudeness
Antonyms: Civility



Definition of Incivility

1. n. The quality or state of being uncivil; want of courtesy; rudeness of manner; impoliteness.

Definition of Incivility

1. Noun. The quality or state of being uncivil; want of courtesy; rudeness of manner; impoliteness. ¹

2. Noun. Any act of rudeness or ill breeding. ¹

3. Noun. Want of civilization; a state of rudeness or barbarism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incivility

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incivility

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incivility (current term)
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Literary usage of Incivility

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1. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... treated the British Minister with incivility—The Circumstances—Official Correspondence on the Subject—The Sequel—Thomas Moore's individual Grievance—His ..."

2. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1901)
"The fact that not a single act of incivility marred this reception, together with the grand display of loyalty afforded by the Irish troops WHERE THE QUEEN ..."

3. The Writings of George Washington by George Washington (1892)
"I cannot forbear observing however that as it is not usual with me, to treat any gentleman with incivility or even with indifference (especially under my ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1901)
"The fact that not a single act of incivility marred this reception, together with the grand display of loyalty afforded by the Irish troops WHERE THE QUEEN ..."

5. William Winston Seaton of the "National Intelligencer".: A Biographical Sketch by Josephine Seaton (1871)
"... may appear to aim an incivility at the Chief Magistrate of the Union,—a misconstruction which I should exceedingly regret, as it would impute to me a ..."

6. Notes of a Journey Through Canada, the United States of America, and the by James Logan (1838)
"Detroit—incivility of the people Unsocial habits of boarders at the Inns.—Unprosperous state of Sandwich on the Canada side.—Passage to Mackinaw in a ..."

7. The Real Shelley: New Views of the Poet's Life by John Cordy Jeaffreson (1885)
"... The High' —• Dons' Civility to Shelley—His incivility to Dons — Uninteresting Stones and Dull People — 'Partly True and Partly False'—The Fiery Hun ! ..."

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