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Definition 1: unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ignorant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was completely ignorant of the circumstances
  • an unknowledgeable assistant
  • his rudeness was unwitting

Synonyms for ignorant in the sense of this definition

(ignorant is similar to ...) not informed; lacking in knowledge or information

"the uninformed public"

Definition 2: uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ignorant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she is ignorant of quantum mechanics
  • he is musically illiterate

Synonyms for ignorant in the sense of this definition

(ignorant is similar to ...) not having a good education

Definition 3: uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ignorant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an ignorant man
  • nescient of contemporary literature
  • an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues
  • exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions

Synonyms for ignorant in the sense of this definition

(ignorant is similar to ...) not having a good education

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