What does willful ignorance mean?

Definitions for willful ignorance

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  1. willful ignorance(Noun)

    A bad faith decision to avoid becoming informed about something so as to avoid having to make undesirable decisions that such information might prompt. It may also be shown as for a person to have no clue in a decision but still goes ahead in their decision.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of willful ignorance in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of willful ignorance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard K. Morgan:

    Society is, always has been and always will be a structure for the exploitation and oppression of the majority through systems of political force dictated by an élite, enforced by thugs, uniformed or not, and upheld by a willful ignorance and stupidity on the part of the very majority whom the system oppresses.

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Translations for willful ignorance

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • الجهل المتعمدArabic
  • úmyslná nevědomostCzech
  • Vorsätzliche UnwissenheitGerman
  • Εσκεμμένη άγνοιαGreek
  • ignorancia voluntariaSpanish
  • ignorance délibéréeFrench
  • जानबूझकर अज्ञानHindi
  • 故意の無知Japanese
  • voluntarium ignorantiamLatin
  • avsiktlig okunnighetSwedish
  • விருப்பமில்லாத அறியாமைTamil

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