Uncivilised vs Unkind - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between uncivilised and unkind
is that uncivilised
is while unkind
is (obsolete) having no race or kindred; childless.
(obsolete) Having no race or kindred; childless.
Not kind; contrary to nature or type; unnatural.
Lacking kindness, sympathy, benevolence, gratitude, or similar; cruel, harsh or unjust; ungrateful.
* 1950 July 3, Politicians Without Politics'', '' ,
* 1974 , Laurence William Wylie, Village in the Vaucluse , 3rd Edition,
- Despite the bursitis, Dewey got in a good round of golf, though his cautious game inspired a reporter to make one of the week?s unkindest remarks: “He plays golf like he plays politics — straight down the middle, and short.”
* 2000 , Edward W. Said, On Lost Causes'', in ''Reflections on Exile and Other Essays ,
- We had to learn that to refuse such gifts, which represented serious sacrifice, was more unkind than to accept them.
- In the strictness with which he holds this view he belongs in the company of the novelists I have cited, except that he is unkinder and less charitable than they are.
* unkindest cut