(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Not civilized: barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, primitive, rude, savage, uncivilized, uncultivated, wild. Archaic: uncivil. See CULTURE, WILD. 2. Lacking in delicacy or refinement: barbarian, barbaric, boorish, churlish, coarse, crass, crude, gross, ill-bred, indelicate, philistine, rough, rude, tasteless, uncivilized, uncouth, uncultivated, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar. See COURTESY, SMOOTH.

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