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Ignorant synonyms

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Not having been initiated.
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  1. Not having been initiated.
  2. Not knowledgeable or skilled; inexperienced.
  3. Of a person, not having the special knowledge of a particular group.
Not aware of one's own existence; not conscious of self
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  1. Not aware of one's own existence; not conscious of self
  2. Occurring in the absence of conscious awareness or thought:
  3. Not known, realized, or intended; not done, said, etc. on purpose
  1. Not informed; ignorant
  2. Not having, showing, or making use of information; not informed:
Not knowing; ignorant or unaware
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  1. Not knowing; ignorant or unaware
  2. Without knowing; ignorant.
Not experienced; lacking knowledge or experience; green.
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  1. Not experienced; lacking knowledge or experience; green.
Not intended; unintentional:
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  1. Not intended; unintentional:
  2. Not knowing; unaware
  3. Not knowing; unaware:
Not mindful or attentive; forgetful; heedless; careless
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  1. Not mindful or attentive; forgetful; heedless; careless
  2. Failing to remember or recognize something; heedless
  3. Failing to give due care or attention; inattentive.
Not suspicious; trusting.
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  1. Not suspicious; trusting.
  2. Of or pertaining to lack of suspicion.
Lacking conscious awareness; unmindful:
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  1. Lacking conscious awareness; unmindful:
  2. (Archaic) Lacking all memory; forgetful.
  3. Unaware or indifferent
Devoid of physical sensation or the power to react, as to pain or cold; numb.
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  1. Devoid of physical sensation or the power to react, as to pain or cold; numb.
  2. Having lost consciousness, especially temporarily; unconscious:
  3. Very small or gradual:
Having no intelligent purpose, meaning, or direction:
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  1. Having no intelligent purpose, meaning, or direction:
  2. Giving or showing little attention or care; heedless:
  3. Not using one's mind; showing little or no intelligence or intellect; senseless or thoughtless
Lacking wit or intelligence; foolish
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  1. Lacking wit or intelligence; foolish
  1. Not intelligent.
  2. Having or showing a lack or deficiency of intelligence
  3. Having or displaying a lack or small amount of intelligence.
Not sharp, pointed, or acute in form; blunt.
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  1. Not sharp, pointed, or acute in form; blunt.
  2. Not sharp or pointed; blunt
  3. (--- Botany) Having a blunt or rounded tip:
Impenetrable by the eyes:
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  1. Impenetrable by the eyes:
  2. Having or suggesting a heavy or viscous consistency:
  3. Very noticeable; pronounced:
Difficult to understand because of complexity or obscurity:
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  1. Difficult to understand because of complexity or obscurity:
  2. Permitting little light to pass through, because of compactness of matter:
  3. Hard to penetrate; thick:
Showing foolishness or stupidity.
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  1. Showing foolishness or stupidity.
  2. Exhibiting mild intellectual disability. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive.
  1. Not scientific
  2. Not knowledgeable about science or the scientific method.
Alternative form of birdbrained.
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(Slang) Excessively sentimental; mawkish.
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  1. (Slang) Excessively sentimental; mawkish.
  2. (US) Excessively sweet, emotional, nostalgic; cheesy; mushy. (British equivalent: soppy)
  3. (Slang) Foolish or silly, often, specif., in an overly sentimental way
Marked by inferiority to an expected standard of familiarity with language and literature:
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  1. Marked by inferiority to an expected standard of familiarity with language and literature:
  2. Having little or no formal education.
  3. Having or showing limited knowledge, experience, or culture, esp. in some particular field
Not educated.
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Not expressed in or marked with letters
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  1. Not expressed in or marked with letters
  2. Not adept at reading and writing; deficient in the knowledge that can be acquired from books.
  3. Not instructed in letters; not well educated; unable to read
Of a behavior, not learned; innate.
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  1. Of a behavior, not learned; innate.
  2. Of a person, ignorant, uneducated, untaught, untrained.
  3. Known or acquired without conscious study
Not taught or instructed; uneducated; ignorant
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  1. Not taught or instructed; uneducated; ignorant
  2. Not acquired by instruction; natural.
  3. Acquired without being taught; natural
Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
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  1. Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
  2. Not cultivated by standard agricultural methods:
  3. Not cultivated by agricultural methods; not prepared for cultivation.
Not enlightened; ignorant in general or of some particular fact.
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  1. Not enlightened; ignorant in general or of some particular fact.
Not tutored or taught; uneducated
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  1. Not tutored or taught; uneducated
  2. Untrained, not taught or educated in a field of knowledge
  3. Simple; naive; unsophisticated
Not read, as a book
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  1. Not read, as a book
  2. Having read little; lacking in knowledge acquired by reading.
  3. Not read, studied, or perused:
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  1. Inexperienced in something.
  2. Not educated or instructed; having little or no formal schooling.
  3. Not the result of training; natural:
Not experienced; lacking knowledge or experience; green.
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  1. Not experienced; lacking knowledge or experience; green.
  1. Not informed; ignorant
  2. Not having, showing, or making use of information; not informed:
  1. Agnostic
  2. Ignorant, unlearned
  3. Lacking knowledge; ignorant
Having superstitions
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  1. Having superstitions
  2. Inclined to believe in superstition.
  3. Of, characterized by, or proceeding from superstition.
Measuring little from bottom to top or surface; lacking physical depth.
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  1. Measuring little from bottom to top or surface; lacking physical depth.
  2. Having little depth; significantly less deep than wide.
  3. Not intellectually deep; not penetrating deeply; simple; not wise or knowing.
(Rare) Two-dimensional; drawn on a flat surface.
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  1. (Rare) Two-dimensional; drawn on a flat surface.
  2. Not extensive or important; minor or insignificant:
  3. Concerned with and understanding only the easily apparent and obvious; not profound; shallow
Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.
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  1. Composed of large parts or particles; of inferior quality or appearance; not fine in material or close in texture.
  2. Rough, especially to the touch:
  3. Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
Characterized by a lack of culture, refinement, taste, restraint, sensitivity, etc.; coarse; crude; boorish
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  1. Characterized by a lack of culture, refinement, taste, restraint, sensitivity, etc.; coarse; crude; boorish
  2. Offensively excessive in self-display or expenditure; ostentatious:
  3. Of, characteristic of, belonging to, or common to the great mass of people in general; common; popular
(Statistics) In an unanalyzed form; not adjusted to allow for related circumstances or data.
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  1. (Statistics) In an unanalyzed form; not adjusted to allow for related circumstances or data.
  2. Undisguised or unadorned; plain:
  3. In a raw or natural condition, before being prepared for use; not refined or processed
Big or fat and coarse-looking; corpulent; obese
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  1. Big or fat and coarse-looking; corpulent; obese
  2. Lacking fine distinctions or specific details
  3. Lacking in refinement or perception; insensitive; dull
Lacking grace or social polish; awkward or tactless.
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  1. Lacking grace or social polish; awkward or tactless.
Lacking adult maturity or experience; immature:
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  1. Lacking adult maturity or experience; immature:
  2. Still lacking the feathers needed for flying; unfledged
Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a green circle, indicating the easiest level of difficulty.
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  1. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a green circle, indicating the easiest level of difficulty.
  2. Beneficial to the environment or less harmful to the environment than others:
  3. Vigorous or robust:
Lacking worldly experience and understanding, especially:
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  1. Lacking worldly experience and understanding, especially:
  2. Simple and guileless; artless:
  3. Unaffectedly or foolishly simple; childlike; artless
Not characterized by luxury or elaborate commitments:
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  1. Not characterized by luxury or elaborate commitments:
  2. Having little or no ornamentation; not embellished or adorned:
  3. (--- Biology) Having no divisions or branches; not compound:
Frank; open; candid
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  1. Frank; open; candid
  2. Straightforward or frank; candid:
  3. Simple; artless; naive; without guile
Ill-conceived or not thought through
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  1. Ill-conceived or not thought through
  2. Ill-advised, imprudent, wrongheaded, etc.
  3. Lacking proper guidance
Not having been briefed.
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Uncultivated; vulgar.
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  1. Uncultivated; vulgar.
  2. Alternative spelling of lowbrow.
  3. Unsophisticated, not intended for an audience of intelligence, education or culture.
Ignorant; uneducated; esp., not knowing how to read or write
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  1. Ignorant; uneducated; esp., not knowing how to read or write
  2. Marked by inferiority to an expected standard of familiarity with language and literature:
  3. Having or showing limited knowledge, experience, or culture, esp. in some particular field
  1. Agnostic
  2. Lacking knowledge; ignorant
  3. Ignorant, unlearned
Not educated.
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Of a behavior, not learned; innate.
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  1. Of a behavior, not learned; innate.
  2. Showing a lack of learning or education
  3. Not learned or educated; ignorant
Not educated or instructed; having little or no formal schooling.
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  1. Not educated or instructed; having little or no formal schooling.
  2. Not educated or trained, esp. by formal schooling
  3. Not the result of training; natural:
Acquired without being taught; natural
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  1. Acquired without being taught; natural
  2. Not taught or instructed; uneducated; ignorant
  3. Not instructed; ignorant.
Done or arranged in a manner or order that is opposite to previous occurrence or normal use.
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  1. Done or arranged in a manner or order that is opposite to previous occurrence or normal use.
  2. Behind others in progress or development:
  3. Of a culture considered undeveloped or unsophisticated.
  1. Lacking knowledge or education; unenlightened
  2. Being in a state of moral or intellectual darkness; unenlightened.
  3. Intellectually or morally backward; unenlightened
(Linguistics) Serving as the basis for derived or inflected forms:
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  1. (Linguistics) Serving as the basis for derived or inflected forms:
  2. Not resulting from conscious thought or deliberation; unconscious or instinctual:
  3. Being a protolanguage:
Not enlightened; ignorant in general or of some particular fact.
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  1. Not enlightened; ignorant in general or of some particular fact.
Not guilty of a specific crime or offense; legally blameless:
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  1. Not guilty of a specific crime or offense; legally blameless:
  2. Candid; straightforward:
  3. Not dangerous or harmful; innocuous:
Lacking conscious awareness; unmindful:
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  1. Lacking conscious awareness; unmindful:
  2. (Archaic) Lacking all memory; forgetful.
  3. Unaware or indifferent
  1. Not acquainted.
  2. Not familiar or acquainted with another.
  3. Not informed or knowledgeable:
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  1. Not aware or informed; lacking knowledge
  2. Not aware or cognizant.
  3. Not aware or conscious
Not known, realized, or intended; not done, said, etc. on purpose
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  1. Not known, realized, or intended; not done, said, etc. on purpose
  2. Not aware of one's own existence; not conscious of self
  3. Occurring in the absence of conscious awareness or thought:
Not enlightened; ignorant in general or of some particular fact.
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  1. Not enlightened; ignorant in general or of some particular fact.
Not being acquainted; not conversant:
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  1. Not being acquainted; not conversant:
  2. Not within one's knowledge; strange:
  3. Not familiar or well-known; strange
  1. Not informed; ignorant
  2. Not having, showing, or making use of information; not informed:
  1. Without knowing; ignorant.
  2. Not knowing; ignorant or unaware
Not knowing; unaware
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  1. Not knowing; unaware
  2. Not knowing; unaware:
  3. Unaware or uninformed

Synonym Study

  • Unlearned suggests a lack of learning, either generally or in some specific subject unlearned in science
  • Uneducated and untutored imply a lack of formal or systematic education, as of that acquired in schools his brilliant, though uneducated mind
  • Unlettered , sometimes a milder term for illiterate , often implies unfamiliarity with fine literature although a graduate engineer, he is relatively unlettered
  • Illiterate implies a failure to conform to some standard of knowledge, esp. an inability to read or write
  • Ignorant implies a lack of knowledge, either generally an ignorant man or on some particular subject ignorant of the reason for their quarrel
Find another word for ignorant. In this page you can discover 108 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ignorant, like: uninitiated, shallow-brained, unconscious, uninformed, unknowing, inexperienced, unwitting, unmindful, disregarding, misinformed and unsuspecting.