Meaning of PRIMITIVE in English


adj. 1 first, original, aboriginal, earliest, primordial, primal, primeval or Brit also primaeval, pristine, prehistoric; antediluvian, Noachian or Noachic, old, ancient In its most primitive state, life probably originated from some random strings of molecules The most primitive farming tools date from some 10,000 years ago. 2 crude, rude, unrefined, raw, barbaric, uncultured, barbarian, coarse, rough, uncivilized, savage, uncultivated, unsophisticated, uncouth I cannot tolerate Nigel's primitive table manners 3 simple, basic, simplistic, naïve, childlike, unsophisticated, uncultivated, unrefined, unpolished, rough, untutored, untaught, untrained, unschooled, undeveloped Gary collects paintings of the primitive school and has one by Grandma Moses

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.