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- 1. analphabetic, unlettered, illiterate (vs. literate)
- usage: having little acquaintance with writing; "special tutorials to assist the unlettered sector of society"
- 2. 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"
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See also: unlettered (Dictionary)