Simple Definition of ignorant
: lacking knowledge or information
: resulting from or showing a lack of knowledge
Full Definition of ignorant
Examples of ignorant in a sentence
… the World Series of the wild-card era is the pull of a slot-machine lever, a game of chance ignorant of form. Regularly populated now with second-place clubs or flavor-of-the-month teams more than dominant regular-season franchises … —Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated, 30 Oct. 2006
That may be especially true for today's … 13-year-olds, whose own moms and dads grew up largely ignorant of car seats, bike helmets, antibacterial soaps and childproof locks … —Nancy Gibbs, Time, 8 Aug. 2005
The joke is that the film was not his work. To refer to a producer's oeuvre is, at least to me, as ignorant as to refer to the oeuvre of a stockbroker. —David Mamet, Jafsie and John Henry: Essays, 1999
He is an ignorant old racist.
She was ignorant about the dangers of the drug.
It was an ignorant mistake.
Origin and Etymology of ignorant
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of ignorant
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