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He is ignorant of the nation’s story, dismissive of its conventions and unmoved by its romance.

For decades, many have been ignorant of the connection between ecosystem health and infectious disease.

Next to her, the English Doyles are parochial and sorely ignorant, while Mexico City Noémi is widely read, intelligent, and well-traveled.

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They know exactly what makes their products sell, and consumers are generally happy to remain ignorant of the actual explanation for.

Chemists analyze molecular bonds but remain blissfully ignorant of quarks and gluons.

They must be really ignorant in Europe if they think that the next Russian president will be better.

And there are those who are happily ignorant, and prefer to remain that way.

And survey after survey proves an embarrassingly high percentage of Americans are largely ignorant of how our government works.

Some call this HIV anxiety ignorant, and argue that protocols on both sides of the industry are efficient in their own ways.

Just like Watson, Ansari is daring to elicit antagonism and ignorant accusations on account of his feminist beliefs.

But he was ignorant of that part of the horrid tale; and the Duke, in a milder voice, bade him rise.

His wife was ignorant of the cause of his staying out so long, and suffered greatly from anxiety about his welfare.

What children they were with their simple unmorality of artists, as ignorant of the real world as babes in a wood!

Reginald never spoke to her of such things; perhaps she was too ignorant to understand.

I am so young and inexperienced, and so ignorant of agricultural matters, I should make a poor farmer.


On this page you'll find 117 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ignorant, such as: illiterate, innocent, naive, oblivious, obtuse, and uneducated.

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