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un·so·phis·ti·cat·ed

 (ŭn′sə-fĭs′tĭ-kā′tĭd)
adj.
Not sophisticated. See Synonyms at naive.

un′so·phis′ti·cat′ed·ly adv.
un′so·phis′ti·ca′tion n.
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unsophisticated

(ˌʌnsəˈfɪstɪˌkeɪtɪd)
adj
1. lacking experience or worldly wisdom
2. marked by a lack of refinement or complexity: an unsophisticated machine.
3. unadulterated or genuine
ˌunsoˈphistiˌcatedly adv
ˌunsoˈphistiˌcatedness, ˌunsoˌphistiˈcation n
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un•so•phis•ti•cat•ed

(ˌʌn səˈfɪs tɪˌkeɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. not sophisticated; simple; artless; naive.
2. without complexity or refinements.
3. unadulterated; pure; genuine.
[1620–30]
un`so•phis`ti•ca′tion, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsophisticated - not wise in the ways of the worldunsophisticated - not wise in the ways of the world; "either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver"; "this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien
naif, naive - marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager's naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"
2.unsophisticated - lacking complexityunsophisticated - lacking complexity; "small and uncomplicated cars for those really interested in motoring"; "an unsophisticated machine"
simple - having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance"
3.unsophisticated - awkwardly simple and provincialunsophisticated - awkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
provincial - characteristic of the provinces or their people; "deeply provincial and conformist"; "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial"; "narrow provincial attitudes"
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unsophisticated

adjective
1. simple, plain, uncomplicated, straightforward, unrefined, uninvolved, unspecialized, uncomplex music of a crude kind which unsophisticated audiences enjoyed
simple advanced, complex, complicated, sophisticated, elegant, intricate, esoteric
2. naive, innocent, inexperienced, unworldly, unaffected, childlike, natural, artless, ingenuous, guileless She was quite unsophisticated in the ways of the world.
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unsophisticated

adjective
Free from guile, cunning, or deceit:
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Translations

unsophisticated

[ˈʌnsəˈfɪstɪkeɪtɪd] ADJsencillo, cándido (pej) → burdo
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unsophisticated

[ˌʌnsəˈfɪstɪkeɪtɪd] adjsimple
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unsophisticated

adj
(= simple) personeinfach; style alsonatürlich, simpel (pej); tastesschlicht; film, machine alsounkompliziert; technique alsosimpel; (= naïve)naiv, simpel; (= undiscriminating)unkritisch
(= crude) methodgrob(schlächtig)
n the unsophisticated pldas einfache Volk
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unsophisticated

[ˌʌnsəˈfɪstɪˌkeɪtɪd] adj (person, dress, habits) → semplice; (machine) → primitivo/a, rudimentale
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References in classic literature ?
Unsophistication was a thing to talk of; but he had not known how it really struck one until he came here.