illiterateness
noun see illiterate

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  • illiterateness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being ignorant; lack of knowledge or learning: benightedness, ignorance, illiteracy, nescience. See KNOWLEDGE …   English dictionary for students

  • illiterateness — il·literateness …   English syllables

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  • 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

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  • semi-illiterate — adj.; semi illiterately, adv.; semi illiterateness, n. * * * …   Universalium

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