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See definition of primitiveness on Dictionary.com
  • as inausterity
  • as insimplicity

synonyms for primitiveness

  • baldness
  • bareness
  • economy
  • plainness
  • rusticism
  • severity
  • simplicity
  • spareness
  • starkness
  • dourness
  • spartanism
  • unadornment

antonyms for primitiveness

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  • blandness
  • calmness
  • elaborateness
  • extravagance
  • gentility
  • indulgence
  • luxuriousness
  • meekness
  • mildness
  • spending
  • complexity
  • complication
  • difficulty
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How to use primitiveness in a sentence

A lean-toOne of the simplest and most frequently constructed primitive shelters is the lean-to.
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Although the people of the Paleolithic are often perceived as primitive and conservative in their goals, “I feel something very different from the evidence of human presence on these remote islands,” Kaifu says.
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They were also catalysts to the first appearances of primitive life.
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All of this went a long way toward helping scientists better understand Ryugu, a primitive rock rich in carbon, though more porous, rubbly, and containing less hydrated minerals than initially predicted.
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We can just study the collective behavior of things that are like soups of interacting proteins that are more primitive.
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It is important to realize the relative primitiveness of transportation at the close of the Civil War.
RAILROADS: RATES AND REGULATIONSWILLIAM Z. RIPLEY
Primitiveness, we must remember, does not depend on antiquity of date.
SOCIAL ORIGINS AND PRIMAL LAWANDREW LANG
You may get a gazelle on the way, or you may not, but you will experience mountain exploration in all its primitiveness.
IN THE LAND OF MOSQUES & MINARETSFRANCIS MILTOUN
“I fear you will detect much initial primitiveness in our methods of transportation,” he said.
RED MEN AND WHITEOWEN WISTER
This charm (let me add) by no means consists in mere primitiveness or mere archaism.
FROM A CORNISH WINDOWARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PRIMITIVENESS

  • baldness
  • bareness
  • dourness
  • economy
  • plainness
  • primitiveness
  • rusticism
  • severity
  • simplicity
  • spareness
  • spartanism
  • starkness
  • unadornment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.