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1. ignorance

noun. ['ˈɪgnɝəns'] the lack of knowledge or education.

Synonyms

  • unknowingness
  • unenlightenment
  • inexperience
  • nescience
  • unknowing
  • mental object
  • illiteracy
  • rawness
  • ignorantness
  • cognitive content

Antonyms

  • enlightenment
  • approval
  • disapproval
  • belief

Etymology

  • ignorance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ignorantia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Ignorance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you pronounce ignorance?

Pronounce ignorance as ˈɪgnərəns.

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Example sentences of the word ignorance


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is possibly due to ignorance of this step.

Quotes containing the word ignorance


1. All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
- Mark Twain

2. It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous motion of human beings in some direction that doesn't get confined, permanently blocked, as it has so many times before in various periods in the history of man.
- Richard P. Feynman

3. War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
- George Orwell, 1984

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