Definitions for ignorantˈɪg nər ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignorant, nescient, unlearned, unlettered(adj)

    uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication

    "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"

  2. ignorant, illiterate(adj)

    uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field

    "she is ignorant of quantum mechanics"; "he is musically illiterate"

  3. ignorant, unknowledgeable, unknowing, unwitting(adj)

    unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge

    "he was completely ignorant of the circumstances"; "an unknowledgeable assistant"; "his rudeness was unwitting"

Wiktionary

  1. ignorant(Adjective)

    Unknowledgeable or uneducated; characterized by ignorance.

  2. ignorant(Adjective)

    Ill-mannered, crude.

    His manner was at best off-hand, at worst totally ignorant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignorant(adj)

    destitute of knowledge; uninstructed or uninformed; untaught; unenlightened

  2. Ignorant(adj)

    unacquainted with; unconscious or unaware; -- used with of

  3. Ignorant(adj)

    unknown; undiscovered

  4. Ignorant(adj)

    resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly

  5. Ignorant(noun)

    a person untaught or uninformed; one unlettered or unskilled; an ignoramous

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ahmed Korayem:

    People aren’t stupid. They’re ignorant.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    To an ignorant, a small garden is a forest.

  3. Voltaire:

    The multitude of books is making us ignorant.

  4. Seneca:

    It is rash to condemn where you are ignorant.

  5. Publilius Syrus:

    It is only the ignorant who despise education.

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