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ignorance

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ignorance

noun ig·no·rance \ˈig-n(ə-)rən(t)s\

: a lack of knowledge, understanding, or education : the state of being ignorant

Full Definition of IGNORANCE

:  the state or fact of being ignorant :  lack of knowledge, education, or awareness

Examples of IGNORANCE

  1. His racist attitudes were born out of ignorance.
  2. an appalling ignorance about other cultures

First Known Use of IGNORANCE

13th century

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