One entry found for ignorant.
Main Entry: ig·no·rant
Function: adjective 1 a: having no knowledge or education b: having no knowledge or understanding of a certain thing <ignorant of mathematics> 2: not informed : UNAWARE <ignorant of the facts> 3: resulting from or showing lack of knowledge <an ignorant mistake> - ig·no·rant·lyadverb synonymsIGNORANT, UNEDUCATED, UNLETTERED, ILLITERATE mean not having the kind of knowledge gained from education. IGNORANT suggests a lack of knowledge either in general or in some particular field <ignorant about physics>. UNEDUCATED suggests a general lack of formal education <there are few jobs for uneducated people>. UNLETTERED suggests a lack of the kind of knowledge gained from reading <unlettered people would not appreciate the play>. ILLITERATE suggests either a total or major inability to read and write <countries having large numbers of illiterate people>.