Uncivilised vs Unkind - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between uncivilised and unkind

is that uncivilised is while unkind is (obsolete) having no race or kindred; childless.

uncivilised

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • unkind

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • (obsolete) Having no race or kindred; childless.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • 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'', '' , page 16,
  • 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: β€œHe plays golf like he plays politics β€” straight down the middle, and short.”
  • * 1974 , Laurence William Wylie, Village in the Vaucluse , 3rd Edition, page 175,
  • We had to learn that to refuse such gifts, which represented serious sacrifice, was more unkind than to accept them.
  • * 2000 , Edward W. Said, On Lost Causes'', in ''Reflections on Exile and Other Essays , page 540,
  • 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.

    Derived terms

    * unkindest cut

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