unsophisticated

  • 1 unsophisticated — index credulous, elementary, honest, inexperienced, ingenuous, naive, provincial, simple, unadulterated …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 unsophisticated — 1620s, unmixed, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + SOPHISTICATED (Cf. sophisticated). Meaning ingenuous, natural, inexperienced is recorded from 1660s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 unsophisticated — *natural, simple, ingenuous, naive, artless Analogous words: candid, *frank, open,, plain: genuine, bona fide, *authentic: crude, callow, green, uncouth (see RUDE) Antonyms: sophisticated …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 unsophisticated — [adj] natural, simple artless, authentic, bush league*, callow, childlike, clean, cornball*, corny*, crude, folksy, genuine, green*, guileless, homey*, inexperienced, ingenuous, innocent, kid*, naive, plain, pure, raw, rookie, straightforward,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 unsophisticated — ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking refined worldly knowledge or tastes. 2) not complicated or highly developed; basic …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 unsophisticated — [un΄sə fis′tə kāt΄id] adj. not sophisticated; specif., a) artless, simple, ingenuous, etc. b) not complex, refined, developed, etc. c) Now Rare not adulterated; genuine or pure SYN. NAIVE unsophisticatedly adv. unsophistication n …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 unsophisticated — [[t]ʌ̱nsəfɪ̱stɪkeɪtɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Unsophisticated people do not have a wide range of experience or knowledge and have simple tastes. It was music of a rather crude kind which unsophisticated audiences enjoyed listening to... She was quite… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 unsophisticated — adjective Date: 1630 not sophisticated: as a. not changed or corrupted ; genuine b. (1) not worldly wise ; lacking social or economic sophistication (2) lacking complexity of structure ; simple, straightforward < an unsophisticated analysis > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 unsophisticated — un|so|phis|ti|cat|ed [ˌʌnsəˈfıstıkeıtıd] adj 1.) not having much knowledge or experience of modern and fashionable things ▪ an unsophisticated audience 2.) unsophisticated tools, methods, or processes are simple and do not have all the features… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 unsophisticated — adjective 1 having little knowledge or experience of modern fashionable things, and showing this by the way you talk or behave: an unsophisticated boy from the provinces 2 unsophisticated tools, methods, or processes are simple, without many of… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 unsophisticated — adjective 1) she seemed a bit unsophisticated Syn: unworldly, naive, unrefined, simple, innocent, ignorant, green, immature, callow, inexperienced, childlike, artless, guileless, ingenuous, natural, unaffected, unassuming …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 12 Unsophisticated — Unsophisticate Un so*phis ti*cate, Unsophisticated Un so*phis ti*ca ted, a. Not sophisticated; pure; innocent; genuine. [1913 Webster] {Un so*phis ti*ca ted*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 unsophisticated — unsophisticatedly, adv. unsophisticatedness, unsophistication, n. /un seuh fis ti kay tid/, adj. 1. not sophisticated; simple; artless. 2. without complexity or refinements: a relatively unsophisticated mechanism. 3. unadulterated; pure; genuine …

    Universalium

  • 14 unsophisticated — See unsophisticated, artless …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 15 unsophisticated — adjective Not sophisticated; lacking sophistication …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 unsophisticated — Synonyms and related words: absolute, artless, authentic, bald, bare, blank, bluff, blunt, bona fide, born yesterday, callow, candid, childlike, clarified, clear, confiding, crude, cullible, deceivable, deludable, direct, distilled, dupable, easy …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 unsophisticated — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. ingenuous, innocent, simple, guileless, artless. See innocence, simpleness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Naive] Syn. inexperienced, ingenuous, innocent, simple, artless; see also inexperienced , naive …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 unsophisticated — un|so|phis|ti|cat|ed [ ,ʌnsə fıstı,keıtəd ] adjective 1. ) not knowing much about things such as art, literature, and music that educated people usually like a ) not owning fashionable and expensive things 2. ) used for describing simple tools… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 unsophisticated — adj. not sophisticated; innocent, unworldly; unrefined, unpolished …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 unsophisticated — adjective 1》 not having refined worldly knowledge or tastes. 2》 not complicated or highly developed; basic. Derivatives unsophisticatedly adverb unsophisticatedness noun unsophistication noun …

    English new terms dictionary