ignoramus, know nothing, uneducated person(noun)
an ignorant person
The Know Nothing movement was an American political movement that operated on a national basis during the mid 1850s. It promised to purify American politics by limiting or ending the influence of Irish Catholics and other immigrants, thus reflecting nativism and anti-Catholic sentiment. It was empowered by popular fears that the country was being overwhelmed by German and Irish Catholic immigrants, who they saw as hostile to republican values and controlled by the pope in Rome. Mainly active from 1854 to 1856, it strove to curb immigration and naturalization, but met with little success. Membership was limited to Protestant males. There were few prominent leaders, and the largely middle-class membership fragmented over the issue of slavery. The most prominent leaders were ex-President Millard Fillmore, Massachusetts Congressman Nathaniel P. Banks, and former congressman Lewis C. Levin.
The numerical value of know nothing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of know nothing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
I know nothing. Nothing ! my God, one's lifespan is so very short.
Doctors pour drugs of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less, into patients of whom they know nothing.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less in human beings of whom they know nothing.
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