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adjective Anthropology.
  1. preliterate.
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Origin of nonliterate

First recorded in 1945–50; non- + literate
Related formsnon·lit·er·a·cy, noun
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Related Words for nonliterate

simple, naive, rudimentary, underdeveloped, unsophisticated, undeveloped, ferocious, harsh, turbulent, vicious, brutal, crude, barbaric, fierce, savage, natural, barbarian, raw, animal, wild