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"
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"
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"
Unknowledgeable or uneducated; characterized by ignorance.
His manner was at best off-hand, at worst totally ignorant.
destitute of knowledge; uninstructed or uninformed; untaught; unenlightened
unacquainted with; unconscious or unaware; -- used with of
resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly
a person untaught or uninformed; one unlettered or unskilled; an ignoramous
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ig′nō-rant, adj. without knowledge: uninstructed: unacquainted with: resulting from want of knowledge: (Shak.) unconscious: (Shak.) undiscovered.—n. Ig′norance, state of being ignorant: want of knowledge—in R.C. theol. vincible or wilful ignorance is such as one might be fairly expected to overcome, hence it can never be an excuse for sin, whether of omission or of commission; while invincible ignorance, which a man could not help or abate, altogether excuses from guilt: (pl.) in Litany, sins committed through ignorance.—adv. Ig′norantly.—n. Ignorā′tion. [Fr.,—L. ignorans, -antis, pr.p. of ignorāre. See Ignore.]
The numerical value of ignorant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of ignorant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of ignorant in a Sentence
The fact I didn't know about this piece of music made me feel so ignorant.
If aliens might be admitted indiscriminately to enjoy all the rights of citizens at the will of a single state, the Union might itself be endangered by an influx of foreigners, hostile to its institutions, ignorant of its powers, and incapable of a due estimate of its privileges.
Every single moment, an ignorant discovers an idea that has been known for centuries!
Empty is the house of a childless man; as empty is the mind of a bachelor; empty are all quarters of the world to an ignorant man; but poverty is total emptiness.
I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure-that is all that agnosticism means.
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- ignorantCatalan, Valencian
- فرناس, نادانPersian
- ainfhiosach, ainfhiosrachScottish Gaelic
- tájékozatlan, tudatlanHungarian
- bebal, bodohIndonesian
- 無知, 無知なJapanese
- onwetend, ignorantDutch
- ignorantă, ignorantRomanian
- необразованный, невежественныйRussian
- ovetande, okunnigSwedish
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