Part of speech:
Not instructed in letters; not well educated; unable to read
Not acquired or altered by schooling; natural
Knowledgeable or educated in a particular field or fields.
Having or exhibiting cultivation; cultured:
Resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly.
Without education or knowledge
Having read little; lacking in knowledge acquired by reading.
unable to read well; lacking education
Not instructed; ignorant.
a person unable to read
A person who cannot or does not read, especially a child who takes a long time learning to read.
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