ignoration

noun
ig·​no·​ra·​tion | \ ˌignəˈrāshən \
plural -s

Definition of ignoration

1 : complete or utter ignorance the ignoration of the true relation of each organism to its environment— A. N. Whitehead
2 [ignore + -ation] : an act or action of ignoring changed from complete ignoration of my presence to an almost pathetic agreement with every word I said— H. J. Laski

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History and Etymology for ignoration

Latin ignoration-, ignoratio, from ignoratus (past participle of ignorare) + -ion, -io -ion

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“Ignoration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ignoration. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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