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Synonyms for ignorance
ˈɪg nər əns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignorance(noun)

    the lack of knowledge or education

Wiktionary

  1. ignorance(noun)

    Synonyms:
    unawareness, blindness

  2. Ignorance(propernoun)

    A personification of ignorance.

    Synonyms:
    blindness, unawareness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignorance

    Synonyms:
    ignoring, inexperience, unfamiliarity

    Antonyms:
    acquaintance, association, companionship, experience, familiarity, fellowship, friendship, intimacy, knowledge

Editors Contribution

  1. lack of knowledge

    Submitted by rinat on September 9, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ignorance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    illiteracy, nescience, darkness, blindness, want of knowledge

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ignorance(n)

    Synonyms:
    illiteracy, inerudition, unenlightenment, nescience, quackery, charlatanry

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ignorance":

    ignorant, unawareness, disregard, dark, unfamiliarity

How to pronounce ignorance?

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How to say ignorance in sign language?

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How to use ignorance in a sentence?

  1. The Omani shed:

    Ignorance comes from lack of understanding not lack of knowledge

  2. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Accepting your Ignorance is your first step towards Knowledge. Acknowledging the Darkness around you will lead you to the Path of Illumination. Thou shalt therefore know and accept thy limitations, in order to overcome them successfully.

  4. Arnold H. Glasgow:

    It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.

  5. Proverb:

    Men's ignorance makes the pot boil for priests.


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