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synonyms for ignorance

  • bewilderment
  • disregard
  • illiteracy
  • insensitivity
  • blindness
  • callowness
  • crudeness
  • darkness
  • denseness
  • dumbness
  • fog
  • incapacity
  • incomprehension
  • innocence
  • nescience
  • oblivion
  • obtuseness
  • philistinism
  • rawness
  • sciolism
  • shallowness
  • simplicity
  • unawareness
  • unconsciousness
  • uncouthness
  • unenlightenment
  • unfamiliarity
  • vagueness
  • benightedness
  • empty-headedness
  • half-knowledge
  • inscience
  • lack of education
  • mental incapacity
  • naiveté
  • unscholarliness
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antonyms for ignorance

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  • cognizance
  • understanding
  • competence
  • cultivation
  • education
  • experience
  • intelligence
  • knowledge
  • literacy
  • talent
  • wisdom
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How to use ignorance in a sentence

Enough with the employee town halls, the mealy-mouthed apologies, the feigned ignorance, the purple-prosed press releases.
FACEBOOK: SHUT IT DOWNNICK FOURIEZOSSEPTEMBER 13, 2020OZY
CEO Guru Gowrappan said the group is partnering with organizations to conduct training on removing ignorance and how to be supportive, empathetic and inclusive.
DEEP DIVE: HOW COMPANIES AND THEIR EMPLOYEES ARE FACING THE FUTURE OF WORKDIGIDAYSEPTEMBER 1, 2020DIGIDAY
The goal is to create a more inclusive environment that acknowledges and brings out the strengths and unique skill sets of neurodiverse employees, by removing ignorance and educating both team leaders and colleagues.
DEEP DIVE: HOW COMPANIES AND THEIR EMPLOYEES ARE FACING THE FUTURE OF WORKDIGIDAYSEPTEMBER 1, 2020DIGIDAY
Better a wide and honest ignorance than a narrow and suspect knowledge.
THE BUSINESS ADVICE SOCRATES WOULD GIVE IF HE WROTE A MANAGEMENT BOOK TODAYJAKEMETHAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
After the truth came out, Lantos, who had a close relationship with Hill & Knowlton, would plead ignorance — and insist that there were certainly human right violations taking place in Kuwait.
THE GREAT LIE OF THE FIRST GULF WARMAT NASHEDAUGUST 17, 2020OZY
Thou fell spirit of pride, prejudice, ignorance, and mauvaise honte!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The universal ignorance of the working class broke down the aspiring force of genius.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
The Italian trip was discussed, and considerable ignorance of geography was, as is usual, manifested by all present.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She walked faster, and would not look at him; but he, in his ignorance, misinterpreted these signs egregiously.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He has for millions of years looked down upon the ignorance, the misery, the crimes of men.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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