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benightedness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of benightedness

  1. the state of being unaware or uninformed <takes perverse pride in his benightedness regarding popular culture> Synonyms ignorance, cluelessness, incognizance, innocence, nescience, obliviousness, unawareness, unfamiliarityRelated Words callowness, greenness, inexperience, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté), rawness, simpleness, unsophisticationNear Antonyms experience, know-how; sophisticationAntonyms acquaintance, awareness, cognizance, familiarity




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