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ignorant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ignorant

  1. 1 lacking in education or the knowledge gained from books they may be poor, ignorant farmers, but they are not stupid Synonyms analphabetic, benighted, dark, illiterate, nonliterate, rude, simple, uneducated, uninstructed, unlearned, unlettered, unread, unschooled, untaught, untutored Related Words functionally illiterate, innumerate, semiliterate, unknowledgeable; artless, lowbrow, philistine, uncultivated, uncultured; callow, green, inexperienced, innocent, naive (or naïve); unsophisticated; raw, unskilled, untrained; brainless, dumb, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), moronic, stupid, witless; foolish, senseless, silly Near Antonyms brilliant, intelligent, smart; experienced, expert, trained; erudite, learned, polyhistoric, polymath (or polymathic), scholarly; cultivated, cultured, highbrow, intellectual; sophisticated; acquainted, aware, familiar Antonyms educated, knowledgeable, lettered, literate, schooled, well-informed, well-read

  2. 2 not informed about or aware of something he was ignorant of their wedding plans Synonyms clueless, incognizant, innocent, insensible, nescient, oblivious, unacquainted, unaware, unconscious, uninformed, unknowing, unmindful, unwitting Related Words uneducated, unschooled, untaught; absent, absentminded, abstracted, heedless, inattentive, inconscient Phrases in the dark Near Antonyms au courant, hip, plugged-in, up-to-date; educated, knowledgeable, schooled, taught; heedful, observant; sensitive, sentient Antonyms acquainted, aware, cognizant, conscious, conversant, grounded, informed, knowing, mindful, witting


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