Ignorant meaning

ĭgnər-ənt
Lacking education or knowledge.
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Unaware or uninformed.

Was ignorant of the drug's harmful effects.

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Unaware (of)
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Shakespeare.

Alas, what ignorant sin have I committed?

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Showing or arising from a lack of education or knowledge.

An ignorant mistake.

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The definition of ignorant is something or someone lacking in knowledge, or is stupid or rude.

An example of ignorant is a person who is has no knowledge of politics.

An example of ignorant is a dumb person with no knowledge about anything.

An example of ignorant is impolite behavior that goes against the standard custom of proper manners.

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Caused by or showing lack of knowledge or education.
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Unknowledgeable or uneducated; characterized by ignorance.
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His manner was at best off-hand, at worst totally ignorant.

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Resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly.
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Origin of ignorant

  • Middle English ignoraunt from Old French ignorant from Latin ignōrāns ignōrant- present participle of ignōrāre to be ignorant, not to know gnō- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French ignorant

    From Wiktionary