lowbrow uncultivated
nonintellectual onintellectual adj. not intellectual. Opposite of {intellectual}. [Narrower terms: {anti-intellectual, philistine}; {lowbrow, uncultivated ] Also See {unscholarly}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • lowbrow — Synonyms and related words: Gothic, Philistine, barbarous, bookless, dabbler, deceived, dilettante, dunce, fool, functionally illiterate, grammarless, greenhorn, greeny, heathen, hoodwinked, ignoramus, ill educated, illiterate, illiterati, know… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • uncultivated — Synonyms and related words: Gothic, Neanderthal, Philistine, acarpous, agrarian, animal, arid, arrested, backward, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, barren, bestial, bookless, boorish, brutal, brutish, celibate, childless, churlish, cloddish,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lowbrowed — adjective characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes lowbrow tastes • Syn: ↑lowbrow, ↑uncultivated • Similar to: ↑nonintellectual • Derivationally related forms: ↑lowbrow …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-intellectual philistine — nonintellectual onintellectual adj. not intellectual. Opposite of {intellectual}. [Narrower terms: {anti intellectual, philistine}; {lowbrow, uncultivated ] Also See {unscholarly}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonintellectual — onintellectual adj. not intellectual. Opposite of {intellectual}. [Narrower terms: {anti intellectual, philistine}; {lowbrow, uncultivated ] Also See {unscholarly}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uneducated — [adj] lacking knowledge benighted, empty headed, ignoramus, ignorant, illiterate, inerudite, know nothing*, lowbrow*, uncultivated, uncultured, uninstructed, unlearned, unlettered, unread, unrefined, unschooled, untaught, untutored; concept 402… …   New thesaurus

  • barbarian — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. foreigner, outsider, alien, savage; ruffian (See evildoer). adj. uncivilized, barbarous. See unconformity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Uncivilized] Syn. primitive, uncivilized, barbaric, barbarous,… …   English dictionary for students

  • philistine — n 1. middlebrow, Inf. lowbrow, Boeotian, conventionalist, conformist; bourgeois, materialist, capitalist; traditionalist, formalist, precisian; boor, lout, Goth, barbarian, yahoo. adj 2.Inf. lowbrow, uncultured, uncultivated, unrefined, rude;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • barbaric — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Primitive] Syn. uncivilized, wild, crude, unrestrained; see barbarian 1 , primitive 3 . 2. [Cruel] Syn. inhuman, brutal, fierce, barbarous; see cruel 1 . See Synonym Study at barbarian . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a.… …   English dictionary for students

  • Gothic — Synonyms and related words: Neanderthal, Philistine, Victorian, animal, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, baroque, bestial, bizarre, bookless, brain born, brutal, brutish, classical, coarse, crude,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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