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Dictionary definition for: Ignorant

1. (s) lacking general education or knowledge; "an ignorant man" "nescient of contemporary literature" "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues" "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"

2. (s) ignorant of the fundamentals of a given art or branch of knowledge; "ignorant of quantum mechanics" "musically illiterate"

3. (s) lacking basic knowledge; "how can someone that age be so ignorant?" "inexperienced and new to the real world"

4. (s) used of things; lacking sense or awareness; "ignorant hope" "fine innocent weather"

5. (a) lacking knowledge or skill; "unversed in the jargon of the social scientist"

6. (s) lacking information or knowledge; "an unknowledgeable assistant"

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