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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

    Antonyms:
    unsized

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

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#164053unawareness

How to use ignorance in a sentence?

  1. Socrates:

    The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

  2. Jeremy Taylor:

    To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    Don’t talk too much because ignorance is greater and more dangerous than your knowledge.

  4. Hippocrates:

    To really know is science; to merely believe you know is ignorance.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Wisdom gives you the ability to chose what is right. In the darkness of hate and ignorance, it is the light.

Images & Illustrations of ignorance

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