primitiveness
noun see primitive I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • primitiveness — noun The quality or state of being primitive. See Also: primitive, primitively …   Wiktionary

  • primitiveness — prim·i·tive·ness || prɪmÉ™tɪvnɪs n. antiquity, oldness; crudeness, simpleness; state of being uncivilized …   English contemporary dictionary

  • primitiveness — prim·i·tive·ness …   English syllables

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