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 abbess Hild and her monks recognized that the illiterate herdsman had received a gift from heaven, and, in order to test his powers, proposed to him that he should try to render into verse a portion of sacred history which they explained to him.