ignorantness
noun see ignorant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ignorantness — n. lack of knowledge, illiteracy, lack of education; state of being uniformed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ignorantness — ig·no·rant·ness …   English syllables

  • ignorantness — noun ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs) • Syn: ↑nescience, ↑unknowing, ↑unknowingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unknowing (for: ↑unknowingness), ↑unknowing …   Useful english dictionary

  • nescience — noun ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs) • Syn: ↑ignorantness, ↑unknowing, ↑unknowingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unknowing (for: ↑unknowingness), ↑unknowing …   Useful english dictionary

  • unknowingness — noun 1. ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs) • Syn: ↑ignorantness, ↑nescience, ↑unknowing • Derivationally related forms: ↑unknowing, ↑unknowing (for: ↑unknowing), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ignorant — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. destitute of knowledge or education < an ignorant society >; also lacking knowledge or comprehension of the thing specified < parents ignorant of modern mathematics > b. resulting from or showing lack of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ignorant — ignorantly, adv. ignorantness, n. /ig neuhr euhnt/, adj. 1. lacking in knowledge or training; unlearned: an ignorant man. 2. lacking knowledge or information as to a particular subject or fact: ignorant of quantum physics. 3. uninformed; unaware …   Universalium

  • agnosticism — Synonyms and related words: Humism, Pyrrhonism, atheism, blankmindedness, callowness, denial, disbelief, discredit, doubt, empty headedness, greenhornism, greenness, heresy, hiatus of learning, ignorance, ignorantism, ignorantness, inability to… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • greenness — Synonyms and related words: acerbity, acescency, acidity, acidulousness, adolescence, agnosticism, amateurishness, amateurism, blankmindedness, brand newness, callowness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, cullibility, deceivability, dewiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inanity — Synonyms and related words: absence of mind, absurdity, agnosticism, aimlessness, aridity, asininity, barrenness, battiness, big deal, blank, blank mind, blankmindedness, blankness, bloodlessness, bootlessness, brainlessness, buffoonery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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