Synonyms and Antonyms for primitive

1. primitive (adj.)

belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness

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2. primitive (adj.)

little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type

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3. primitive (adj.)

used of preliterate or tribal or nonindustrial societies

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4. primitive (n.)

a word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms

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6. primitive (n.)

a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived

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7. primitive (adj.)

of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style

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