adverb see illiterate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • illiterately — illiterate ► ADJECTIVE 1) unable to read or write. 2) ignorant in a particular subject or activity; politically illiterate. DERIVATIVES illiteracy noun illiterately adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Illiterately — Illiterate Il*lit er*ate, a. [L. illiteratus: pref. il not + literatus learned. See {In } not, and {Literal}.] Unable to read or write; ignorant of letters or books; unlettered; uninstructed; uneducated; as, an illiterate man, or people. Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • illiterately — See illiterate. * * * …   Universalium

  • illiterately — adverb In an illiterate manner …   Wiktionary

  • illiterately — adv. in an illiterate manner; in an uneducated manner, boorishly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • illiterately — il·literately …   English syllables

  • illiterately — “+ adverb : in an illiterate manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • illiterate — illiterately, adv. illiterateness, n. /i lit euhr it/, adj. 1. unable to read and write: an illiterate group. 2. having or demonstrating very little or no education. 3. showing lack of culture, esp. in language and literature. 4. displaying a… …   Universalium

  • illiterate — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin illiteratus, from in + litteratus literate Date: 15th century 1. having little or no education; especially unable to read or write < an illiterate population > 2. a. showing or marked by a lack of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • illiterateness — See illiterately. * * * …   Universalium

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