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ignorance

ig·no·rance

ignorance

 
pronunciation:
Ig n rns
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: the condition or fact of being ignorant; lack of education, knowledge, training, or the like.
Ignorance of the law is no excuse; you can still go to jail.She failed the test out of ignorance, not because she doesn't have the intelligence to pass.He confessed complete ignorance of car mechanics.
 
antonyms:
education, erudition, familiarity, illumination, knowledge, understanding
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