Definitions for unlearnʌnˈlɜrn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unlearn(verb)

    try to forget; put out of one's memory or knowledge

  2. unlearn(verb)

    discard something previously learnt, like an old habit

Wiktionary

  1. unlearn(Verb)

    To discard the knowledge of.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unlearn(verb)

    to forget, as what has been learned; to lose from memory; also, to learn the contrary of

  2. Unlearn(verb)

    to fail to learn

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Seneca:

    The mind is slow to unlearn what it learnt early.

  2. Gloria Steinem:

    The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    To be knowledgeable, learn new things every day; to be wise, unlearn things that you learn with wit and love.

  4. Alvin Toffler:

    The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.

  5. Med Jones:

    In seeking knowledge, something new is learned In seeking wisdom, something old is unlearned To grow, we need to learn, unlearn and re-learn


Translations for unlearn

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • оту́чиваться, разу́чиваться, отучи́ться, разучи́тьсяRussian

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