un sophistication

unsophisticated

[uhn-suh-fis-ti-key-tid]
adjective
1.
not sophisticated; simple; artless.
2.
without complexity or refinements: a relatively unsophisticated mechanism.
3.
unadulterated; pure; genuine.

Origin:
1620–30; un-1 + sophisticated

unsophisticatedly, adverb
unsophisticatedness, unsophistication, noun


1. ingenuous, naive, inexperienced.
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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
 
unso'phisticatedly
 
adv
 
unso'phisticatedness
 
n
 
unsophisti'cation
 
n

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unsophisticated
1620s, "unmixed," from un- (1) "not" + sophisticated. Meaning "ingenuous, natural, inexperienced" is recorded from 1660s.
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