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Adjective: ignorant  ig-nu-runt
  1. Uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
    "an ignorant man";
    - nescient, unlearned, unlettered
     
  2. Uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field
    "she is ignorant of quantum mechanics";
    - illiterate
     
  3. Unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge
    "he was completely ignorant of the circumstances";
    - unknowledgeable, unknowing, unwitting
     
  4. Showing no courtesy; rude
    - discourteous

See also: abrupt, brusk [non-standard], brusque, caddish, courtesy, curt, disrespectful, good manners, short, snippy, unceremonious, unchivalrous, uneducated, ungallant, uninformed

Encyclopedia: Ignorant