Definition of "unsophisticated" []

  • Not sophisticated. See Synonyms at naive. (adjective)
  • Lacking experience or worldly wisdom (adjective)

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  • Marked by a lack of refinement or complexity (adjective)
  • Unadulterated or genuine (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "unsophisticated" in a sentence
  • "Thereby he toppled what was an established doctrine in unsophisticated textbooks, perhaps also a favorite idea of some industrial planners."
  • "These cuddly suburban folk are the very people - labelled unsophisticated but self-serving middle classes - that John Reid is here urging the new, future leader of the Labour Party which might it seems not be himself to keep on board."
  • "You could read too much into a picture, she told herself, recalling the unsophisticated snapshots of herself, mostly taken by her father, that littered the farmhouse."