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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A wild or unrefined state.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : primitive forms of life. ,primitive toolmaking. ,primitive passions. ,the primitive phase of the history of a town. ,primitive...
  • A certain "primitiveness" of outline, and a more concentrated style.
  • "We can preserve culture but not primitiveness," he said.
  • The fact she had no top on also symbolized primitiveness. for more
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