verb \-ˈlərn\

: to forget and stop doing (something, such as a habit) in a deliberate way because it is bad or incorrect

Full Definition of UNLEARN

transitive verb
:  to put out of one's knowledge or memory
:  to undo the effect of :  discard the habit of

Examples of UNLEARN

  1. It is hard to unlearn bad habits.
  2. <let's hope that over the summer I don't unlearn everything I learned over the course of this past year>

First Known Use of UNLEARN

15th century


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