uncivilization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ civilization

Noun[edit]

uncivilization (uncountable)

  1. The quality of not being civilized.
    • 2008 March 22, Jim Dwyer, “In a City Park, a Crime Against Nature”, in New York Times[1]:
      The park is not just a place of lost civilizations, but vanished uncivilization, a Manhattan scarcely marked by human hands.