agrestic


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agrestic

(əˈɡrɛstɪk)
adj
1. rural; rustic
2. unpolished; uncouth
[C17: from Latin agrestis, from ager field]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agrestic - characteristic of the fields or countryagrestic - characteristic of the fields or country; "agrestic simplicity"; "rustic stone walls"
rural - living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"
2.agrestic - (of behavior) rustic and uncouthagrestic - (of behavior) rustic and uncouth; "the agrestic behavior of a country boy"
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"
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