ill-informed

adjective

1
: not having a lot of knowledge especially about current news and events
ill-informed voters
2
: not based on facts
an ill-informed decision/opinion

Examples of ill-informed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Contributor Once hailed as a frontier of global connectivity and knowledge sharing, the Internet has become a battleground where hackers and cybercriminals prey on the ill-informed and underprepared. Nick Kasmik, USA TODAY, 1 Sep. 2023 There’s a lot of great stuff to read on LGBTQ+ history and culture…even a brief dive can prevent someone from making public comments that seem reactionary and ill-informed. Randy Dotinga, Washington Post, 24 June 2023 An extended transcript of Scalia’s testimony to then-Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) during his confirmation hearings, largely recounted to make the current president look ill-informed, seemed especially overdrawn. Benjamin C. Waterhouse, Washington Post, 26 Apr. 2023 First, many committee members appeared to be ill-informed (or poorly briefed by their staff) about even the basics of how TikTok works, as well as rudimentary facts about China and the Chinese economy. Harry G. Broadman, Forbes, 31 Mar. 2023

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“Ill-informed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ill-informed. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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