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noun as in ignoramus

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They know nothing about this relationship between two strangers.

But other than that, we know nothing about this line of potential demigods.

It has to be strange to know so much about their lives while they know nothing about yours.

We know nothing of how efficiently, or otherwise, any of these tasks were performed.

“You know nothing, Jon Snow…” are her final words, as he cradles her body in his arms.

But, she reflected, certainly Vera could know nothing of this, and she must act exactly as Vera would have done.

Now I know nothing so overpowering, as that sort of unanimous expression of deep interest, from any large body of men.

Their laughter reached him as he advanced, and told him they could know nothing yet of Richard's danger.

There, I have cried more in the last fortnight than in all my life before, and you know nothing spoils one's beauty like crying.

I know nothing more melodramatic than certain of the plots of Shakespeare's plays.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to know-nothing, such as: brainless, dizzy, featherbrained, frivolous, giddy, and harebrained.

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