transitive verb
de·​sophisticate | \ ¦dē+ \

Definition of desophisticate

: to divest of sophistication Joyce … is said to have desophisticated language— F. R. Leavis

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Other Words from desophisticate

desophistication \ "+ \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for desophisticate

de- + sophisticate

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“Desophisticate.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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