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ignorance

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noun ig·no·rance \ˈig-n(ə-)rən(t)s\

Simple Definition of ignorance

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ignorance

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

Examples of ignorance in a sentence

  1. His racist attitudes were born out of ignorance.

  2. an appalling ignorance about other cultures



13th Century

First Known Use of ignorance

13th century



IGNORANCE Defined for Kids

ignorance

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noun ig·no·rance \ˈig-nə-rəns\

Definition of ignorance for Students

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





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