Apparently, this word seems to hold negative connotations for some folks. Hopefully, we can clear that up.
||a recurrent theory or belief, as in philosophy or art, that the qualities of primitive or chronologically early cultures are superior to those of contemporary civilization.
||the state of being primitive: the primitivism of the Stone Age peoples.
||the qualities or style characterizing primitive art.
- The condition or quality of being primitive.
- The style characteristic of a primitive artist.
- A belief that it is best to live simply and in a natural environment.
- A belief that the acquisitions of civilization are evil or that the earliest period of human history was the best.
Almost daily I come across an individual who misuses a word. I’d like to use this feature to highlight the most common. I’ll also try to add words that seem to be easily misinterpreted.
So here goes….
||generous bestowal of gifts.
||the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
||Obsolete. generosity; liberality.