Translation of uncivilized in Spanish:


incivilizado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌənˈsɪvəˌlaɪzd/ /ʌnˈsɪvɪlʌɪzd/

Definition of incivilizado in Spanish


  • 1

    (country/people) incivilizado
    (country/people) primitivo
    • But I think it is a necessary confrontation, a final break with the wild and uncivilized world from which Enkidu derives.
    • Well, of course it couldn't be the uncivilized place that some people say it is.
    • Surely, human life could not have started in those uncivilized places.
    • Still symbolic of uncivilized nature, wild game was transformed from an obstacle into a valuable resource in need of protection.
    • As cultured as they are supposed to be their village is uncivilized.
    • Isn't it clear to the world by now, that the U.S. represents a different mindset than much of the uncivilized world?
    • We always picnic in the room so it looks as if we're provisioned for an excursion into the uncivilized wilderness.
    • For all its wacky irreverence, it is also a rather touching story of moral decay in an uncivilized world.
    • Many American middle-class women, for example, expressed their revulsion at what they saw as the dirty and uncivilized nature of Irish women.
    • ‘That is the kind of thinking that would be compatible with a very uncivilized world,’ he added.
    • The Orient is associated with an uncivilized nature, the Westerner with a proprietary consumption of it.
    • It is about giving assent, support and legitimacy at a transnational level to a most uncivilised field of research.
    • They are not just men sacrificed to expediency, they are not men too civilised for an uncivilised world.
    • I believe that certain aspects of other cultures are primitive and uncivilized.
    • Filson depicted the Kentucky frontier as a howling wilderness inhabited by wild beasts and uncivilized savages.
    • In the aftermath of the American elections the chattering classes in Britain have portrayed the moral majority in America as the peculiar aberration of a raw, uncivilised culture.
    • The first he would have described as a natural system - like a primitive state of nature, an uncivilized, anarchic world where the most powerful tyrannize the rest.
    • First most of them were imported from among the interior peoples, untouched by the Swahili culture, peoples contemptuously referred to as shenzi or uncivilized barbarians by the coastal peoples.
    • She does not view the tribal people as uncivilized or primitive, but merely very different from the rest of the world.
    • The French don't like the Irish; they think they're wild, barbaric, and terribly uncivilized.
  • 2

    (behavior) poco civilizado
    (behavior) incivilizado
    their children are totally uncivilized sus niños son terriblemente mal educados
    • at this uncivilized hour a estas horas intempestivas
    • Please don't be as uncivilized, thoughtless, and cruel as the monsters who committed these senseless acts.
    • High, bright windows shone at us when children; told us of the happy life of music in those houses where the girls stepped daintily and smiled at us, a joke we thought uncivilised and cruel.
    • This is to counter the dumb who don't think they are dumb, and are at the same time crude, uncivilised and unreasonable.
    • Yet, the possibility always remains that the signifying capabilities of the tongue, and, more generally, the body will exceed the narrow scope of its assignment, becoming rude, unmannerly, undisciplined, and uncivilized.
    • He characterized the action as ‘brazen, arrogant, uncivilized, and insensitive.’
    • To rush through a meal is thought to be uncivilized behavior.
    • I wanted to simply disappear; I must have sounded so graceless and uncivilized.
    • She may be unladylike, but she certainly was not uncivilized!
    • Last week, it emerged that even those trusted with getting children safely across roads outside school are bearing the brunt of increased aggression and uncivilised road behaviour by some motorists.
    • Apparently bloggers really are considered the barbarians at the gates - unrefined, undisciplined and uncivilized.
    • If the boys sometimes cross their limit, the whole blame goes these uncultured/uncivilised boys, and the poor girl is just the victim.