Synonyms for ignorant
ˈɪg nər əntig·no·rant
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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.8 / 16 votes
Ignorant signifies destitute of education or knowledge, or lacking knowledge or information; it is thus a relative term. The most learned man is still ignorant of many things; persons are spoken of as ignorant who have not the knowledge that has become generally diffused in the world; the ignorant savage may be well instructed in matters of the field and the chase, and is thus more properly untutored than ignorant. Illiterate is without letters and the knowledge that comes through reading. Unlettered is similar in meaning to illiterate, but less absolute; the unlettered man may have acquired the art of reading and writing and some elementary knowledge; the uneducated man has never taken any systematic course of mental training. Ignorance is relative; illiteracy is absolute; we have statistics of illiteracy; no statistics of ignorance are possible.
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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 2 votes
ignorant, nescient, unlearned, unletteredadjective
uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
"an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"
uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field
"she is ignorant of quantum mechanics"; "he is musically illiterate"
ignorant, unknowledgeable, unknowing, unwittingadjective
unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge
"he was completely ignorant of the circumstances"; "an unknowledgeable assistant"; "his rudeness was unwitting"
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For us to ignore that is to be ignorant about history and ignorant about the facts.
Then maybe going forward you wouldn't make anymore disgusting, ignorant and offensive tweets. If I'm wrong and you're not ignorant about Holocaust. . then you are disgusting.
It is willfully ignorant of the way the world truly works.
While for some knowledge is food, others live on slander and gossip.The latter are the ignorant, ignore the ignorant lest you slide down to their level.
This president has proven today that his foreign policy is more than just naive, it is willfully ignorant of the way the world truly works.
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- ignorantCatalan, Valencian
- فرناس, نادانPersian
- ainfhiosach, ainfhiosrachScottish Gaelic
- tudatlan, tájékozatlanHungarian
- bodoh, bebalIndonesian
- בור ועם הארץHebrew
- 無知な, 無知Japanese
- ignorant, onwetendDutch
- ignorantă, ignorantRomanian
- невежественный, необразованныйRussian
- okunnig, ovetandeSwedish
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