Sentence Examples


  • She was illiterate, and with difficulty scrawled an awkward E.
  • Regimental schools impart elementary education to illiterate soldiers.
  • We are underbred and low-lived and illiterate; and in this respect I confess I do not make any very broad distinction between the illiterateness of my townsman who cannot read at all and the illiterateness of him who has learned to read only what is for children and feeble intellects.
  • No, you can't understand what I learned from that illiterate man--that simple fellow.
  • The difficulty in all these cases is that of procuring a sufficient quantity of efficient agency, especially where a large and illiterate native population has to be taken into account.