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1. provincial

adjective. ['prəˈvɪnʃəl'] characteristic of the provinces or their people.

Synonyms

  • parochial
  • hick
  • stay-at-home
  • one-horse
  • corn-fed
  • rustic
  • jerkwater
  • unsophisticated
  • poky
  • bumpkinly
  • insular

Antonyms

  • fast
  • juvenile
  • malnourished
  • urban

Etymology

  • provincialis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Provincial

  • minshall

Example sentences of the word provincial


1. Adjective
In this instance, we will focus on the holograms used for state and provincial cards.

2. Noun, singular or mass
For eligible parents, it can include the child disability benefit and any related provincial and territorial programs.

Quotes containing the word provincial


1. I know how syrupy this sounds, how dull, provincial, and possibly whitewashed, but what can I do? Happy childhoods happen
- Marisa de los Santos, Belong to Me

2. provincial

noun. ['prəˈvɪnʃəl'] a country person.

Synonyms

  • cotter
  • peasant
  • rustic
  • muzjik
  • bucolic
  • mujik
  • muzhik
  • cottar

Antonyms

  • complex
  • public
  • unofficial
  • unauthorized

Etymology

  • provincialis (Latin)

3. provincial

noun. ['prəˈvɪnʃəl'] (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order.

Synonyms

  • functionary

Antonyms

  • irregular
  • unconfirmed

Etymology

  • provincialis (Latin)
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