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

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Recent Examples on the Web Many call center staff were unknowledgeable and some were rude. Jessie Balmert, The Enquirer, 6 Aug. 2021 One unknowledgeable employee can cost Target $1,000 in a single, unrealized sale (that would be one iPhone 12 Pro). Bryan Pearson, Forbes, 11 Mar. 2021 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, 1 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of unknowledgeable

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Unknowledgeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unknowledgeable. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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