unknowledgeable

adjective
un·​knowl·​edge·​able | \ ˌən-ˈnä-li-jə-bəl How to pronounce unknowledgeable (audio) \

Definition of unknowledgeable

: having or showing a lack of knowledge : not knowledgeable a poorly trained and unknowledgeable salesperson unknowledgeable comments

Examples of unknowledgeable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yeah, for anyone who’s unknowledgeable enough to have that preconception, this was a great opportunity to show Malcolm as a father and as a husband and reflect on-screen a human being people could connect with. Chris Murphy, Vulture, "Kingsley Ben-Adir Breaks Down His Favorite Scene in Regina King’s One Night in Miami," 1 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of unknowledgeable

1969, in the meaning defined above

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10 Feb 2021

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“Unknowledgeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unknowledgeable. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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