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Philistine
n. a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC
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philistine, anti-intellectual
adj. hostile towards or uninterested in intellectual ideas and pursuits; "his anti-intellectual views led him to avoid going to school."
Philistine
adj. of or relating to ancient Philistia or its culture or its people
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intellect, intellectual
adj. a person who uses the mind creatively
klutz
n. (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt
Goth, tike, tyke, churl, boor, barbarian, peasant
n. a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
barbarian, savage
n. a member of an uncivilized people
chawbacon, bumpkin, hayseed, yahoo, hick, rube, yokel
n. a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
uncivilised, wild, uncivilized, savage, barbaric, barbarian
adj. without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"
uneducated
adj. not having a good education
nescient, unlettered, unlearned, ignorant
adj. uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"
unenlightened
adj. not enlightened; ignorant; "the devices by which unenlightened men preserved the unjust social order"
vicious, savage, roughshod, fell, cruel, brutal, barbarous
adj. (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
unrefined
adj. (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"
neandertal, swinish, oafish, neanderthal, loutish, boorish
adj. ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"
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lowbrowed, uncultivated, lowbrow
adj. characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes; "lowbrow tastes"
mindless
adj. requiring little mental effort; "mindless tasks"
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intellectual
adj. appealing to or using the intellect; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature"
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