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illiteracy

il·lit·er·a·cy

illiteracy

pronunciation:
ih lI t r si
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: illiteracies
definition 1: the condition of being unable to read and write.
definition 2: lack of education or knowledge in some field.
antonyms:
erudition, knowledge
definition 3: an error in speaking or writing that would be considered characteristic of an illiterate person.
Word Parts
The word illiteracy contains the following part:
lit, litera Latin root that means letter, reading