unsophisticated


un·so·phis·ti·cat·ed

adjective \ˌən-sə-ˈfis-tə-ˌkā-təd\

: not having or showing a lot of experience and knowledge about the world and about culture, art, literature, etc.

: not highly developed or complex

Full Definition of UNSOPHISTICATED

:  not sophisticated: as
a :  not changed or corrupted :  genuine
b (1) :  not worldly-wise :  lacking social or economic sophistication
(2) :  lacking complexity of structure :  simple, straightforward <an unsophisticated analysis> <unsophisticated rhythms>

Examples of UNSOPHISTICATED

  1. She was innocent and unsophisticated when she left for college.
  2. <mistakenly believed that the tribe was unsophisticated and would sell their land for a fraction of its worth>

First Known Use of UNSOPHISTICATED

1630

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