Unacquaintance Un`ac*quaint"ance, n. The quality or state of being unacquainted; want of acquaintance; ignorance. [1913 Webster]

He was then in happy unacquaintance with everything connected with that obnoxious cavity. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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