View definitions for unlettered


adjective as in dark

adjective as in uncultured

adjective as in unschooled

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Hamer’s unlettered style sometimes embarrassed her allies, but it also made her a symbol of authentic grass-roots activism.

In the novel, Newton takes up with a frumpy, unlettered Kentucky woman well into middle age.

They were not designed via the epiphany of an unlettered Russian sergeant at a workbench, as fables would have it.

The humblest of unlettered peasants can teach the highest genius something useful.

Of that portion, rather than the portion to the left which is unlettered?

For that unlettered land it was a mansion, with its two-story height and painted weather-boarding.

It may be said of such an one that he is a man unlettered, having little Latin and of Greek no whit.

Even unlettered Machiavellis must have their flashes of inspiration, premonition, "hunch," or whatever you may choose to call it.


On this page you'll find 301 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unlettered, such as: benighted, uncultivated, unenlightened, and unread.

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