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    ignorant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ignorant

    Definition
    (adj) uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
    Synonyms : nescient , unlearned , unlettered
    Example Sentence
    • an ignorant man
    • nescient of contemporary literature
    • an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues
    • exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions
    Definition
    (adj) uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field
    Synonyms : illiterate
    Example Sentence
    • she is ignorant of quantum mechanics
    • he is musically illiterate
    Definition
    (adj) unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge
    Example Sentence
    • he was completely ignorant of the circumstances
    • an unknowledgeable assistant
    • his rudeness was unwitting
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