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ignorant

ig·no·rant

ignorant

 
 
pronunciation:
Ig n rnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: lacking knowledge or education.
It is easier for corrupt leaders to control an ignorant population.Many of the children grow up ignorant because they have no access to schools.
synonyms:
illiterate, uneducated, unlearned, unlettered, unschooled, untaught, untutored
antonyms:
cultured, educated, erudite, knowledgeable, learned, versed, well-read
similar words:
barbarous, naive, unread, wide-eyed
definition 2: resulting from or revealing a lack of knowledge or education.
We're making an ignorant assumption, and we should probably check the facts.
synonyms:
benighted, illiterate, uninformed, unknowing, unwitting
similar words:
callow, green, half-baked, ingenuous, lowbrow, naive, unintelligent
definition 3: unaware; uninformed.
Many of us are ignorant about other cultures.He was ignorant of the fact that the law had changed.
synonyms:
in the dark, oblivious of, unacquainted, unaware, unconscious, unfamiliar, uninformed, unlearned
antonyms:
aware, cognizant, conversant
similar words:
blind, illiterate
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