Nouns (3)

primitive
n. a word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms; "`pick' is the primitive from which `picket' is derived"
primitive
n. (artwork)
primitive
n. an instruction or operator built into a programming language either for speed of execution or because it would be impossible to write it in the language

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Adjectives (8)

primitive
adj. used of preliterate or tribal or nonindustrial societies; "primitive societies"
rude, primitive, crude
adj. belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness; "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"
naive, primitive
adj. of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style; "primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking"
elemental, primitive
adj. being or resembling a force of nature: "elemental violence"; "primitive passions"

Fuzzynyms (7)

ascetic, abstainer
n. someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
antediluvian, ancient
n. a very old person
citizen
n. a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
natural
n. someone regarded as certain to succeed; "he's a natural for the job"
occupier
n. a member of a military force who is residing in a conquered foreign country

Synonyms (28)

novice, beginning
adj. serving to begin; "the beginning canto of the poem"; "the first verse"
novice, beginning
adj. serving to begin; "the beginning canto of the poem"; "the first verse"
rude, primitive, crude
adj. belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness; "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"
embryotic, embryonic
adj. in an early stage of development; "the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre"; "an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing"
embryotic, embryonic
adj. in an early stage of development; "the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre"; "an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing"
inchoate, incipient
adj. only partly in existence; imperfectly formed; "incipient civil disorder"; "an incipient tumor"; "a vague inchoate idea"
inchoate, incipient
adj. only partly in existence; imperfectly formed; "incipient civil disorder"; "an incipient tumor"; "a vague inchoate idea"
precocious
adj. appearing or developing early; "precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias"
precocious
adj. appearing or developing early; "precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias"
naive, primitive
adj. of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style; "primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking"
born, innate
adj. being so through innate qualities: "a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent"
connatural, inbred, inborn
adj. normally existing at birth; "mankind's connatural sense of the good"
earthy
adj. of or consisting of or resembling earth; "it had an earthy smell"; "only a little earthy bank separates me from the edge of the ocean"
instinctual, instinctive
adj. unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct; "a cat's natural aversion to water"; "offering to help was as instinctive as breathing"
intuitive
adj. spontaneously derived from or prompted by a natural tendency; "an intuitive revulsion"

Antonyms (2)

modern
n. a contemporary person
derivative
adj. resulting from or employing derivation; "a derivative process"; "a highly derivative prose style"

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