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EtymologyEdit

primitive +‎ -ist

AdjectiveEdit

primitivist (comparative more primitivist, superlative most primitivist)

  1. Exhibiting or practicing primitivism, the advocacy of primitive over refined forms
    • 2009 February 6, Ben Sisario, “Lux Interior, 62, Singer in the Punk-Rock Era, Is Dead”, in New York Times[1]:
      [] they developed a sound that mixed the menace of rockabilly’s primitivist fringe with dark psychedelia and the blunt simplicity of punk.

NounEdit

primitivist (plural primitivists)

  1. A proponent of primitivism.

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