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philistine

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  • [Philistine:] person who has no interest in or understanding of the arts, or is hostile to them; uncultured person [Barron]
  • [Philistine:] a person who is guided by materialism and is usually disdainful of intellectual or artistic values [Taisha]
  • a smug ignorant person; one who lacks knowledge [Nandigam]

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