un·​so·​phis·​ti·​ca·​tion ˌən-sə-ˌfi-stə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce unsophistication (audio)
: lack of or freedom from sophistication

Examples of unsophistication in a Sentence

the unsophistication of the plea touched his heart the unsophistication of the coffeemaker's design is part of its appeal
Recent Examples on the Web Hansen-Love says there is a simplicity and unsophistication to Seydoux’s style. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 May 2022 The blunt unsophistication of the pamphlet was an intellectual call to arms. Zachary D. Carter, The New Republic, 17 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsophistication was in 1825

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“Unsophistication.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsophistication. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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