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What is another word for philistine?

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Noun
A person who is hostile or indifferent to culture and the arts
“For Adorno, a philistine is someone who can only experience the work as a mere thing.”
Noun
A person who is lacking in culture, sophistication or intellect
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“This unfairly depicts the typical protestor as lazy, overweight, ignorant, unemployable, and a boorish philistine.”
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A person who behaves in an offensive manner
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Adjective
Indifferent or hostile to culture, the arts, or intellectual ideas
“The assault upon the English universities is so violent and philistine, it represents the academic equivalent of the dissolution of the monasteries.”
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Lacking in culture, sophistication or intellectualism
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“It was not that they, boorish and philistine though many of them doubtless were, failed to lay the seedbed of some splendid cultural achievements.”
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Not highly intellectual or cultured
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Having conventional or conservative values
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Being in favor of established ideas, conditions, or institutions
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Having low social or economic rank
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