ignorant

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈɪɡnərənt/
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  • Hyphenation: ig‧no‧rant

Adjective[change]

Positive
ignorant

Comparative
more ignorant

Superlative
most ignorant

  1. If you are ignorant, you don't know many things that you should know.
    They always made her feel like some kind of ignorant fool.
  2. If you are ignorant of something, you don't know about it.
    The doctors kept her ignorant of the true nature of her disease.
    They're not criminals, just now to the country and ignorant of American laws.
    These children with no parents grow up ignorant about their own history, about their own birth.
  3. If an idea, a book, a comment, etc. is ignorant, it is rude or incorrect because it ignores the facts.
    Did you really think his ignorant comments were so funny?

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