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prim•i•tiv•ism



Pronunciation: (prim'i-ti-viz"um), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/primitivism.html on line 77 [key]
n.
1. a recurrent theory or belief, as in philosophy or art, that the qualities of primitive or chronologically early cultures are superior to those of contemporary civilization.
2. the state of being primitive: the primitivism of the Stone Age peoples.
3. the qualities or style characterizing primitive art.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/primitivism.html on line 125 primitivism (Encyclopedia)

 

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