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1. ignorant

adjective. ['ˈɪgnɝənt'] uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication.

Synonyms

  • unlettered
  • nescient
  • unlearned

Antonyms

  • civilized
  • literate
  • gnostic
  • conditioned

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Words that Rhyme with Ignorant

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  • abundant
  • accelerant
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  • accountant
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  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word ignorant


1. Noun, singular or mass
Being ignorant of the law or of your company policy is no excuse.

2. Adjective
Never try to debate with an ignorant person because you will never win.

Quotes containing the word ignorant


1. There are so many things to talk about between black people, Hispanic people, white people, gay people, men, women, it's all based on fear. We all have fears, this thing that stops us from embracing as we are one. We are never going to be one. People are messed up, but humor lets us see how ignorant we can be.
- Marlon Wayans

2. Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
- Epictetus

3. When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

2. ignorant

adjective. ['ˈɪgnɝənt'] uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field.

Synonyms

  • uneducated

Antonyms

  • numerate
  • enlightened

3. ignorant

adjective. ['ˈɪgnɝənt'] unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge.

Synonyms

  • unknowing
  • uninformed
  • unwitting

Antonyms

  • scholarly
  • sophisticated
  • intended
  • witting
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