Uncivilized vs Barbaric - What's the difference?

uncivilized | barbaric |


As adjectives the difference between uncivilized and barbaric

is that uncivilized is crude, barbarous, wild, uncultured while barbaric is of or relating to a barbarian; uncivilised, uncultured or uncouth.

uncivilized

English

Alternative forms

* uncivilised

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Crude, barbarous, wild, uncultured.
  • Used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture.
  • Used to describe behaviours deemed savage or inappropriate.
  • barbaric

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or relating to a barbarian; uncivilised, uncultured or uncouth.
  • Eating baby seals alive is barbaric .

    Antonyms

    * nonbarbaric