Translation of primitive in Spanish:
- 1.1 [Anthropology/Antropología] [man/society] primitivoExample sentences1.2 (unsophisticated) [dwelling/weapon/method] primitivo, rudimentario
Example sentences1.3 [urges/instincts] primario
- Proponents of the multiregional theory consider Neanderthals as an earlier primitive stage in the development of modern Europeans.
- These characteristics of B. bahloi are expected to be found in the ancestor of B. attenuatus, since they represent a more primitive evolutionary stage.
- Some social theorists such as Marx viewed slavery as a necessary but primitive stage in the evolution of human institutions despite it being inherently wasteful and inefficient.
Example sentences1.4 [Art/Arte] primitivo
- The path was in many places a primitive stairway, or crude stepladder, at first through a jungle, and later up a very steep, grass-covered slope.
- At the time of his marriage in May of 1747 Hamilton had struggled for almost eight years to create a comfortable niche in a primitive New World environment.
- You must be prepared to leave the comfort of your home for a more primitive place in the country many miles away at which you will live and work for two months.
- She discovered that I didn't revert to ballet steps, but with primitive glee made wild, exuberant jumps when we danced to Offenbach's Gaite Parisienne.
- And the raw primitive hope was crushed to produce an equally raw and primitive anger.
- The evolutionarily primitive aspect of emotion helps to explain its power to disrupt thinking.
- His book They Taught Themselves chronicled the creative lives of a number of amateur artists whose primitive and naive styles appealed to his modernist eye.
- Matisse was not one to rest on his laurels, and he continued studying various styles including primitive art, and the work of painters in other disciplines.
- These two sources - Cézanne and primitive art - were of great importance in the genesis of Cubism.
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