Synonyms for unenlightened

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An unenlightened person who thinks one country better than another.

And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened:—Behold!

The problem of Good has bothered the unenlightened for ages.

The enemies of France, and those who, all unenlightened, attack the Church.

There, he said to himself, sat a stubborn and unenlightened man.

It can only find place in the dark chambers of an unenlightened mind.

But Nelson and the others only looked grave and unenlightened.

They had unenlightened ideas as to the grounds of forgiveness.

The faith of the patriarchs was like that of this child,—not false, but unenlightened.

He was austere and conscientious, but his conscience was unenlightened.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, "not lit up," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of enlighten. Meaning "not mentally illuminated" is attested from 1650s.

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