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primitivism

prim·i·tiv·ism

primitivism

 
pronunciation:
prih m t vih zm
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: belief in the superiority of early or primitive civilizations over contemporary ones.
definition 2: a style of art produced in primitive cultures or like that produced in primitive cultures or by untrained artists.
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derivations: primitivistic (adj.), primitivist (n.)