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primitive adj

  1. primitive (crude)

primitive [the ~] noun

  1. the primitive (savage)
    el salvaje

Translation Matrix for primitive:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
salvaje primitive; savage tomboy
- primitive person
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- archaic; crude; naive; rude
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
primitivo crude; primitive boorish; ill-bred; rude; uncivilised; uncivilized; uneducated; unmannerly; unprocessed
rudimentario crude; primitive rudimentary
rústico crude; primitive arrogant; impudent; insolent; overbearing; presumptuous; rural; rustic; shameless
salvaje abominable; barbaric; brutal; cruel; embittered; exasperated; fierce; gruesome; heinous; inhuman; inhumane; suppressed

Related Words for "primitive":

  • primitiveness, primitives, primitively

Synonyms for "primitive":

Related Definitions for "primitive":

  1. used of preliterate or tribal or nonindustrial societies1
    • primitive societies1
  2. little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type1
    • primitive mammals1
    • the okapi is a short-necked primitive cousin of the giraffe1
  3. belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness1
    • primitive movies of the 1890s1
    • primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains1
  4. of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style1
    • primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking1
  5. a word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms1
    • `pick' is the primitive from which `picket' is derived1
  6. a mathematical expression from which another expression is derived1
  7. a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization1
  8. A collection of points that are grouped to make simple geometry types. Examples include a triangle or a point list.2

Wiktionary Translations for primitive:

  1. -
  1. one of the adjectival senses

Related Translations for primitive