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Webster 1913 Edition


Incult

In-cult′

,
Adj.
[L.
incultus
; pref.
in-
not +
cultus
, p. p. of
colere
to cultivate: cf. F.
inculte
.]
Untilled; uncultivated; crude; rude; uncivilized.
Germany then, says Tacitus, was
incult
and horrid, now full of magnificent cities.
Burton.
His style is diffuse and
incult
.
M. W. Shelley.

Webster 1828 Edition


Incult

INCULT'

,
Adj.
[L. incultus; in and cultus, from colo.]
Untilled; uncultivated.

Definition 2022


incult

incult

English

Adjective

incult (comparative more incult, superlative most incult)

  1. (now rare) Uncultivated, wild.
  2. (now rare) Rough, unrefined.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, New York, 2001, p.86:
      where good government is, [] there all things thrive and prosper […]: where it is otherwise, all things are ugly to behold, incult, barbarous, uncivil, a paradise is turned to a wilderness.