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
Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win.
Of our world of war, we are ignorant of our insignificance in the universes.
Master Michelangelo once said that ‘I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.’ This is what we must do when we see an ignorant man: To set him free from the black marble we call ignorance!
I can’t believe someone could be so obnoxious and ignorant and rude about a situation that I struggle with daily.
To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
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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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