An example of primitive is a society that has not yet developed or industrialized.
An example of primitive is a cabin in the woods as your sleeping accommodations.
An example of primitive is the urge to eat or use the bathroom.
The coelacanth is a primitive fish.
Life in the primitive ocean.
Pick is the primitive word from which picket is derived.
Primitive innocence; the primitive church.
A primitive style of dress.
A primitive verb.
Fossils of primitive angiosperms from the Cretaceous Period.
Hair is a primitive trait of mammals.
Other Word Forms
Origin of primitive
- Middle English from Old French primitif, primitive from Latin prīmitīvus from prīmitus at first from prīmus first per1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition