What is uncivilized?

  • (adj): Without civilizing influences.
    Example: "Fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    Synonyms: barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilised, wild

Some articles on uncivilized:

Barbarian - Etymology - Semantics
... A rude, wild, uncivilized person ... not Latin nor Greek,’ then ‘pertaining to those outside the Roman empire’ hence ‘uncivilized, uncultured,’ and later ‘non-Christian,’ whence ‘Saracen, heathen ... term for a 'powerful foreigner with uncouth, uncivilized, nonurban culture who was militarily skilled and somewhat heroic, but inclines to violence and ...
Dawes Act - The Indian Problem
... at the time, was seen as both unacceptable and uncivilized and by the end of the 1880s, a general consensus seemed to arise amongst the country concerning the native’s habits ... to relieve themselves of their impoverished, uncivilized counterparts and replace them with independent Americanized Christian agricultural society, and so on ... As they were inducted as citizens of the country they would shed their uncivilized discourses and ideologies, and exchange them for ones that allowed them to become industrious self-support ...