What is another word for uncultured?

Pronunciation: [ʌnkˈʌlt͡ʃəd] (IPA)

The word "uncultured" describes someone or something that lacks refinement or sophistication. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe such an individual or object. One such synonym is "uncivilized," which suggests a lack of manners or social skills. "Uneducated" implies a lack of knowledge or intellectual development. "Crude" or "rough" suggest a lack of refinement or polish. "Boorish" implies a lack of tact or sensitivity. Finally, "rude" or "impolite" suggest a lack of consideration for others. All of these synonyms highlight different aspects of the lack of refinement or sophistication that the word "uncultured" describes.

What are the hypernyms for Uncultured?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for uncultured?

Uncultured is a term commonly used to describe someone who is lacking in refined manners or knowledge of culture or the arts. Its antonyms include cultured, refined, sophisticated, polished, and knowledgeable. These words describe a person who is refined in their behavior, knowledgeable about the arts, literature, or music, and conducts themselves with discretion and poise. A cultured person is often well-read, well-versed in art or music, and has a keen sense of aesthetics. They are generally highly educated and have refined tastes in all aspects of life. Opposite to uncultured, a cultured person is highly respected and admired for their sophistication and refined demeanor.

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Usage examples for Uncultured

The question I now want to ask you is: Do you prefer to remain a savage all your days, uneducated, uncultured, your will uncontrolled, your aspirations for good undeveloped; or do you wish to become a beautiful and gracious lady, kind, sympathetic, learned, full of grace?
"Girls of the Forest"
L. T. Meade
The substance of these records appears in full in Mr. Browning's work; and his readers can judge for themselves whether the letters which were intended to substantiate Pompilia's guilt, could, even if she had possessed the power of writing, have been written by a woman so young and so uncultured as herself.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
They were aghast, for Hodson the uncultured one had spoken.
"Melomaniacs"
James Huneker

Famous quotes with Uncultured

  • Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls.
    Heraclitus
  • In nations composed of both cultured and uncultured elements, the uncultured will govern because it is their habit to attack and resolve doubts with their fists in cases where the cultured have failed in the art of governing. The uncultured masses are lazy and timid in the realm of intelligence, and they want to be governed well. But if the government hurts them, they shake it off and govern themselves.
    José Martí
  • A spontaneous, passionate, yet just, true-meaning man! Full of wild faculty, fire and light; of wild worth, all uncultured; working out his life-task in the depths of the Desert there.
    Thomas Carlyle
  • When a wise man does not understand, he says: "I do not understand." The fool and the uncultured are ashamed of their ignorance. They remain silent when a question could bring them wisdom.
    Frank Herbert
  • Before anything else [Numa] decided that he must instill in his subjects the fear of the gods, this being the most effective measure with an ignorant, and at that time uncultured, people.
    Livy

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