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unsophistication

Definitions

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  • n. Absence of sophistication; the quality of being unsophisticated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Simplicity; artlessness; unsophisticatedness.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ sophistication

Examples

  • If there was a touch of appreciation left in him for the bloom and unsophistication which is the charm of youth, it rekindled now.

    Sister Carrie

  • In my youthful unsophistication, I found it a gawk-worthy curiosity.

    Emily Cotler: California's Shame

  • The sub-prime, first-time home buyer can claim ignorance or unsophistication, but not these guys.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » It Took Two Ingredients to Make this Financial Crisis

  • And this Nick, played by Michael Cera, is the soul of unsophistication.

    'Playlist' Is Vital, Funny Quest for a Band and Love

  • But she questioned if to go publicly to dine with Giles Winterborne were not a proposal, due rather to his unsophistication than to his discretion.

    The Woodlanders

  • Like a wolf prowling under glittering, bitter stars in the night, he was looking down into the humble folds of simple men and seeing what their ignorance and their unsophistication would cost them.

    The Financier

  • The innocence and unsophistication of younger ideals had gone.

    Jennie Gerhardt

  • But her mind still retained all of the heart-innocence, and unsophistication of her youth; a certain gentle wistfulness was the only outward change in her demeanour.

    Jennie Gerhardt

  • He made some curious blunders in his reports, in the beginning; but he was so frank in his ignorance and in his confession of it that the very unsophistication of his early letters became their chief charm.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • One could almost say that there has been, in the history of "dude" from its "factitious" origins in 1883, a dialectic of Dude, a dialectic of sophistication and unsophistication.

    Dude, Where's My Dude ? Dudelicious Dissection, From Sontag to Spicoli

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