Definition of primitivism
1 : primitive practices or procedures; also : a primitive quality or state
2a : belief in the superiority of a simple way of life close to natureb : belief in the superiority of nonindustrial society to that of the present
3 : the style of art of primitive peoples or primitive artists
primitivistplay \-vist\ noun or adjective
primitivisticplay \ˌpri-mə-ti-ˈvis-tik\ adjective
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Curtis, meanwhile, was inclined to invent scenarios, expunging inconvenient details in order to emphasize a concept of primitivism.
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