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ignorance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ignorance

  1. 1 the state of being unaware or uninformed ignorance of the law is no excuse Synonyms of ignorance benightedness, cluelessness, incognizance, innocence, nescience, obliviousness, unawareness, unfamiliarity Words Related to ignorance callowness, greenness, inexperience, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté), rawness, simpleness, unsophistication Near Antonyms of ignorance experience, know-how; sophistication Antonyms of ignorance acquaintance, awareness, cognizance, familiarity

  2. 2 the state of being unlearned with such vast sums spent on education, the level of ignorance among graduating seniors is a national disgrace Synonyms of ignorance illiteracy Words Related to ignorance functional illiteracy, innumeracy; brainlessness, dumbness, idiocy, imbecility, stupidity; philistinism; foolishness, mindlessness, senselessness, witlessness Near Antonyms of ignorance education, instruction, training; enlightenment, knowledge; erudition, scholarship Antonyms of ignorance learning, literacy



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