- 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.
ignorance definition by Webster's New World
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- the condition or quality of being ignorant; lack of knowledge, education, etc.
- unawareness (of)
Origin: Old French ; from Classical Latin ignorantia
ignorance definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The condition of being uneducated, unaware, or uninformed.