Definition of Primitively

1. Adverb. With reference to the origin or beginning.

Exact synonyms: In The Beginning, Originally



2. Adverb. In a primitive style or manner. "Rather primitively operated foundries"
Partainyms: Primitive

Definition of Primitively

1. adv. Originally; at first.

Definition of Primitively

1. Adverb. In a primitive manner. ¹

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Definition of Primitively

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Primitively

primiparous
primipilar
primips
primitial
primitive
primitive art
primitive concept
primitive concepts
primitive person
primitive recursion
primitive recursive
primitive root
primitive streak
primitive type
primitive types
primitively (current term)
primitiveness
primitivenesses
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primitivism
primitivisms
primitivist
primitivistic
primitivistically
primitivists
primitivities
primitivity
primity
primly
primmed

Literary usage of Primitively

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1. Narrative of a Journey Round the Dead Sea and in the Bible Lands in 1850 and by Louis Félicien J. Caignart de Saulcy, Edouard de Warren (1853)
"... I shall conclude by observing that the sepulchral excavations of which it is composed, after having been primitively hewn to be used as tombs, ..."

2. A Discourse on the Soul and Instinct: Physiologically Distinguished from by Martyn Paine (1849)
"... isted primitively in« water, as matter of a particular kind, and that it was there endowed with the plastic facility ; that is to say, with the power of ..."

3. Ethics of Literature by John A. Kersey (1894)
"... True and the Necessary—False Judgment Cannot be Basis of Cognition of Truth—Sensibility has Nothing primitively and Derives Nothing Except Empirically, ..."

4. The Works of Robt: Leighton by Robert Leighton, George Jerment (1805)
"... and they deriving it from him ; He, primitively living, and they by participation : for therefore is he called here a living stone, not only because of ..."

5. Essays on Indian Antiquities: Historic, Numismatic, and Palæographic by James Prinsep, Edward Thomas (1858)
"... copies of some novel emblems that occur on a similar class of primitively-adjusted weights of silver in the collection of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. ..."

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