Synonyms of ignorant


1. ignorant, nescient, unlearned, unlettered, uneducated (vs. educated)

usage: uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"

2. ignorant, illiterate, uneducated (vs. educated)

usage: uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field; "she is ignorant of quantum mechanics"; "he is musically illiterate"

3. ignorant, unknowledgeable, unknowing, unwitting, uninformed (vs. informed)

usage: unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge; "he was completely ignorant of the circumstances"; "an unknowledgeable assistant"; "his rudeness was unwitting"

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Definition and meaning of ignorant (Dictionary)