illiteracy: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (i-lit'ur-u-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies
- a lack of ability to read and write.
- the state of being illiterate; lack of any or enough education.
- a mistake in writing or speaking, felt to be characteristic of an illiterate or semiliterate person: a letter that was full of illiteracies.
- illiteracy (Thesaurus)