unsophisticated

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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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Word Origin & History

unsophisticated
1620s, "unmixed," from un- (1) "not" + sophisticated. Meaning "ingenuous, natural, inexperienced" is recorded from 1660s.
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Example sentences
The ambiance is simple and unsophisticated, with tile floors, dark brick walls
  and pizzeria-style tables for four.
In addition our relatively unsophisticated enemies have this capability.
The science behind some of these techniques makes transgenics look
  unsophisticated.
Because the nature of the subject manner is fairly unsophisticated in terms of
  thinking, they find it rewarding.
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