Definitions for unletteredʌnˈlɛt ərd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•let•teredʌnˈlɛt ərd(adj.)

  1. uneducated; untutored; ignorant.

  2. illiterate.

  3. not marked with letters, as a tombstone.

Origin of unlettered:

1300–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. analphabetic, unlettered(adj)

    having little acquaintance with writing

    "special tutorials to assist the unlettered sector of society"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. unlettered(Adjective)

    not instructed in letters; not well educated; unable to read

  2. unlettered(Adjective)

    not expressed in or marked with letters

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