primitive means: A condition that occurs in an early stage or characteristic of evolution or development. (in Merlin Dictionary)

What else does primitive mean?

  • Related to or about late medieval European or pre-Renaissance European artists or sculptors. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A work of art created or produced by someone without formal training. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • It is not a result of conscious thought, deliberation or reflection; it’s unconscious or instinctual. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Protolanguage (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • As the base for inflected or derived forms. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • It is not derived from another source; it must be primary or fundamental. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A term that refers to or is related to non-industrial or tribal cultures, particularly one marked by a lack of literacy or low levels of technological or economic complexity. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Characterized either by simplicity or guilt; uncomplicated. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Considered to have changed very little over evolutionary history. In scientific usage. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Being able to develop early in the evolution history of a group. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A term referring to or about an original or early stage of a state or condition; primeval. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Alternative to savage. Because the savages are more dead than the savages. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Jaslene Hood)
  • A casual insult that isn’t meant to offend but is intended to point out someone’s stupidity. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Angelica Barnett)
  • This is a common derogatory term. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Nicholas Humphrey)
  • A derogatory term used for right-wingers and neocons, as well as other elements of the Republican Party. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Roselyn Harrington)
  • Primitive is a word, but it’s a noun. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Sean Dennis)
  • A term that refers to or concerns a return to low-tech activities once practiced for many centuries but became outdated due to technological advancements. It is a pioneer movement and can be re-enforced because they are beneficial to one’s health. These activities are not performed out of financial desperation. Home births, schooling at home, knittingcrochet, sewing, soap making, organic gardening, biking to work, etc. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Eugenia Márquez)
  • A phone conversation is a better way than typing or sending a lengthy story by text. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Amadeo Gil)