The definition of ignorance is being unaware, uneducated or unknowledgeable.
An example of ignorance is someone showing up to a fancy cocktail party in a casual outfit.
- the condition or quality of being ignorant; lack of knowledge, education, etc.
- unawareness (of)
Origin of ignoranceOld French from Classical Latin ignorantia
The condition of being uneducated, unaware, or uninformed.
(countable and uncountable, plural ignorances)
From Old French ignorance.
- A personification of ignorance.