pretechnological

adjective

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

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of pretechnological was in 1933

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Cite this Entry

“Pretechnological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pretechnological. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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