un·​in·​formed | \ ˌən-in-ˈfȯrmd How to pronounce uninformed (audio) \

Definition of uninformed

: not educated or knowledgeable : not having or based upon information or awareness : not informed an uninformed opinion

Examples of uninformed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer says those who read the liberal media are uninformed about President Biden. Jack Durschlag, Fox News, 12 Apr. 2022 To maintain his popular base, Orbán’s party organized conspiracy theory campaigns to mobilize more frustrated and uninformed voters. Zsuzsanna Szelényi, The New Republic, 5 Apr. 2022 Unfortunately, brazen and medically uninformed politicians denying basic human rights over binary ideas of gender have left us no choice but to rally and continue to fight. Ashley Andreou, Scientific American, 31 Mar. 2022 While performing at the July festival, the artist, who lives in North Carolina, made crude remarks about gay men and shared offensive and uninformed comments about those living with HIV/AIDS. NBC News, 4 Mar. 2022 Crowder had happily agreed to debate Klein (who describes himself as politically uninformed), but panicked upon seeing Seder. Dani Di Placido, Forbes, 22 June 2021 Some clients are shockingly uninformed about their bodies; others are afraid or sick or homeless — or all three. Washington Post, 23 Feb. 2022 It's less often recognized that the secret ballot itself was part of a wave of reforms intended to fight corruption by diverting ostensibly uninformed or easily influenced voters away from the polls. Samuel Goldman, The Week, 13 Jan. 2022 The mayor’s uninformed shutting off of the fluoride additive to our public water supply seemed an odd thing to do. Anchorage Daily News, 17 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of uninformed

1597, in the meaning defined above

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“Uninformed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninformed. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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