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What is the opposite of primitive?

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Adjective
Opposite of relating to the character of an early stage in the evolutionary or historical development of something
Adjective
Opposite of of or denoting a simple, naive style or manner
Adjective
Opposite of relating to, or denoting, a non-industrial society or culture
Adjective
Opposite of very basic or unsophisticated in terms of comfort, convenience, or efficiency
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Opposite of of, relating to, belonging to, or occurring in, a former time (near the beginning)
“Telepathic communication could well be a future invention.”
Adjective
Opposite of from, or reminiscent of, an earlier time or era
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Opposite of existing in an environment predating human technology, production, and design
“Activists believe that animals should not be made to live in artificial settings such as zoo enclosures.”
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Opposite of very basic, lacking in complexity
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Opposite of belonging or happening near the beginning of a particular period
“In the recent versions of the popular game, the graphics have become increasingly realistic with more complex game mechanics.”
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(attributive) Opposite of emphasizing the fundamental nature of something
“Problems arise at an auxiliary level, where school esteem varies according to school type.”
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Opposite of done or based on an innate facility rather than with forethought
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Opposite of lacking good manners, refinement, or grace
“They were polite and spoke barely above a whisper and never used faults in an animal to force a deal.”
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Opposite of essential, as an element, principle, or law
“When you have to do it in your head, you have to get really to the heart of the matter and try to eliminate the inessential details.”
Adjective
Opposite of in a crude or unfinished state
“We have provided a detailed summary of all services rendered in the following email.”
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Opposite of preceding all others of a series or kind
“It will be the final iteration of the model, and it will the most complete set features in comparison to its predecessors.”
Adjective
Opposite of wild or feral, having not been domesticated
Adjective
Opposite of crudely constructed, typically in a hasty or improvised manner
“After a month of toiling away with her father on her new playhouse, it looked tidy and organized.”
Adjective
Opposite of in a raw, natural or unrefined state
Adjective
(of an organ or body part) Opposite of having become biologically functionless in the course of evolution
Noun
Opposite of an organism which eats others of its own species, especially a human who eats human flesh
Noun
Opposite of a rough and generally bad-mannered person
Noun
Opposite of an uncultured or brutish person
“George was, above all, a gentleman with a pleasant and agreeable nature.”
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