What is the opposite of sophisticated?

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Adjective
Opposite of having, revealing, or involving a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture
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“The countryman went from ruggedly unsophisticated to casually erudite in one quick addition of something so simplistic as a pair of spectacles.”
Adjective
Opposite of having many parts or aspects that are usually interrelated and complex in nature
“Most complexity in the world is introduced to cover up the fact that life is basically quite simple to sustain.”
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Opposite of having a familiarity with, or knowledge of, the world
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Opposite of being advanced in development
“This is a primitive device that lacks the features of its modern predecessors.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a well-dressed person, typically but not necessarily a male
“I looked in the mirror and saw this crumpled old face peering back at me, disheveled, none too clean, and in desperate need of a shave.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a rational, modern, and well-informed outlook
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Opposite of following the established traditions of good taste
“The discussion of crass or taboo matters would constitute improper conversation within our cultured circle.”
Adjective
Opposite of of keen insight or good judgement
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Opposite of placing undue emphasis on petty details
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of having or showing knowledge of a subject or situation
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of having a charismatic and likable manner or personality
“Alfie was a crude man with little culture and even less human compassion.”
Adjective
Opposite of detailed and complicated in design and planning, involving many carefully arranged elements
“My poached asparagus and ricotta looked rather minimalistic on the white porcelain plate when it arrived.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing great perception or insight
“If you have a point, you sure have an obtuse way of explaining it!”
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(of a person) Opposite of charming or captivating in nature
“At times, Leavitt could be as uncannily brilliant as he was dull and boresome.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a refined or discriminating nature in one's choices
“Jody's indiscriminate use of colors in her piece is going to divide opinion.”
Adjective
Opposite of experienced, especially in terms of a profession or a hobby
Adjective
Opposite of characteristic of the sophisticated customs or dress associated with city life
Adjective
Opposite of smooth and superficially impressive but insincere or shallow
Adjective
Opposite of technologically advanced
“The company released a one-time commemorative piece of old-fashioned machinery as a tribute to its heritage.”
Adjective
Opposite of seemingly well-reasoned, plausible or true, but actually fallacious
Adjective
Opposite of disappointed in someone or something that one discovers to be less good than one had believed
Verb
Opposite of past tense for adulterate
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to make something more complex
Verb
Opposite of acculturate or educate
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