Sentence Examples

  • She was illiterate, and with difficulty scrawled an awkward E.
  • We are underbred and low-lived and illiterate; and in this respect I confess I do not make any very broad distinction between the illiterateness of my townsman who cannot read at all and the illiterateness of him who has learned to read only what is for children and feeble intellects.
  • Regimental schools impart elementary education to illiterate soldiers.
  • No, you can't understand what I learned from that illiterate man--that simple fellow.
  • Aymer was illiterate, ignorant of the English language, and wholly secular in his mode of life.