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Definition 1: not wise in the ways of the world - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unsophisticated or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver
  • this helplessly unworldly woman

Synonyms for unsophisticated in the sense of this definition

(unsophisticated is similar to ...) 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"

Definition 2: awkwardly simple and provincial - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unsophisticated or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bumpkinly country boys
  • rustic farmers
  • a hick town
  • the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists

Synonyms for unsophisticated in the sense of this definition

(unsophisticated is similar to ...) characteristic of the provinces or their people

"deeply provincial and conformist" "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial" "narrow provincial attitudes"

Definition 3: lacking complexity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unsophisticated or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • small and uncomplicated cars for those really interested in motoring
  • an unsophisticated machine

Synonyms for unsophisticated in the sense of this definition

(unsophisticated is similar to ...) having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved

"a simple problem" "simple mechanisms" "a simple design" "a simple substance"

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