pretechnological

adjective
pre·​tech·​no·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌprē-ˌtek-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce pretechnological (audio) \
variants: or pre-technological

Definition of pretechnological

1 : not having developed or adopted modern technology a pretechnological society pretechnological peoples/cultures
2 : existing, occurring, or originating before the existence of modern technology in pretechnological days still uses pretechnological techniques This affirmation does not mean that we advocate returning to a pretechnological state.— William McDonough and Michael Braungart

First Known Use of pretechnological

1933, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Pretechnological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pretechnological. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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