What is the opposite of primitive?

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Opposite of relating to, denoting, or preserving the character of an early stage in the evolutionary or historical development of something
Adjective
Opposite of of or denoting a simple, naive style of art that deliberately rejects sophisticated artistic techniques
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Opposite of relating to or denoting a preliterate, non-industrial society or culture characterized by simple social and economic organization
Adjective
Opposite of very basic or unsophisticated in terms of comfort, convenience, or efficiency
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Opposite of of, relating to, belonging to, or occurring in, a former time (near the beginning)
“Telepathic communication could well be a future invention.”
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Opposite of existing in an environment predating human technology, production, and design
“Activists believe that animals should not be made to live in artificial settings such as zoo enclosures.”
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Opposite of a person unaffected by or unaware of the social protocols of modern society
“The civilized man, at its most intrinsic form, should be able to execute basic manners.”
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Opposite of very old, typically from a past era or period
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Opposite of not domesticated
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(attributive) Opposite of emphasizing the fundamental nature of something
“Problems arise at an auxiliary level, where school esteem varies according to school type.”
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Opposite of old-fashioned or outdated
“The expanded edifice has been brought sumptuously up-to-date with contemporary decor and features.”
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Opposite of essential, as an element, principle, or law
“When you have to do it in your head, you have to get really to the heart of the matter and try to eliminate the inessential details.”
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Opposite of of, relating to, or derived from instinct
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Opposite of in a crude or unfinished state
“We have provided a detailed summary of all services rendered in the following email.”
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Opposite of crudely made or done
“The latest product released by the company would involve a sophisticated level of design.”
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Opposite of preceding all others of a series or kind
“It will be the final iteration of the model, and it will the most complete set features in comparison to its predecessors.”
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Opposite of crudely constructed, typically in a hasty or improvised manner
“After a month of toiling away with her father on her new playhouse, it looked tidy and organized.”
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Opposite of in a raw, natural or unrefined state
Adjective
(of an organ or part of the body) Opposite of degenerate, rudimentary, or atrophied, having become functionless in the course of evolution
Noun
Opposite of an organism which eats others of its own species, especially a human who eats human flesh
Noun
Opposite of an native inhabitant of a country
Noun
Opposite of a rough and generally bad-mannered person
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Opposite of a person who is hostile or indifferent to culture and the arts
Noun
Opposite of an uncultured or brutish person
“George was, above all, a gentleman with a pleasant and agreeable nature.”
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