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noun as in lack of awareness


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Enough with the employee town halls, the mealy-mouthed apologies, the feigned ignorance, the purple-prosed press releases.

From Ozy

CEO Guru Gowrappan said the group is partnering with organizations to conduct training on removing ignorance and how to be supportive, empathetic and inclusive.

From Digiday

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.

From Digiday

Better a wide and honest ignorance than a narrow and suspect knowledge.

From Fortune

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.

From Ozy

Many young people are still shedding the ignorance of our parents.

They already know the answer, but they know by feigning ignorance they can create all this debate about it.

How the hell does somebody show up at a David Duke organized event in 2002 and claim ignorance?

Whether it was actual ignorance, senility, or some obscure test, it's hard to know.

It's insane that you are losing friends in real life because of their ignorance on the Internet.

Thou fell spirit of pride, prejudice, ignorance, and mauvaise honte!

The universal ignorance of the working class broke down the aspiring force of genius.

The Italian trip was discussed, and considerable ignorance of geography was, as is usual, manifested by all present.

She walked faster, and would not look at him; but he, in his ignorance, misinterpreted these signs egregiously.

He has for millions of years looked down upon the ignorance, the misery, the crimes of men.

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On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ignorance, such as: illiteracy, nescience, benightedness, darkness, lack of education, and sciolism.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.