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ignorant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishignorantig‧no‧rant /ˈɪɡnərənt/ ●●○ AWL adjective  1 NOT KNOWnot knowing facts or information that you ought to know an ignorant and uneducated manignorant of Political historians are often rather ignorant of economics.ignorant about Many people remain blissfully ignorant about the dangers of too much sun (=happy because they do not know about the dangers).2 NOT KNOWcaused by a lack of knowledge and understanding an ignorant remark ignorant opinions3 British English spokenRUDE/IMPOLITE rude or impolite ignorant behaviourignorantly adverb
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ignorantI didn't like to ask him to explain more clearly because I didn't want to appear ignorant.Or was he just pretending to be ignorant?I'm very ignorant about politics.These research subjects are presumed to be ignorant and vulnerable groups in society and almost always include students.My inquiries reveal that most of these are caused by exercise programmes devised by ignorant charlatans feeding off our need for health.That was an ignorant joke!a crude and ignorant manBut political historians are often rather ignorant of economics.There are still doctors who are ignorant of patients' rights, or who try to deny them.The thinking seems to be that many savers are too ignorant or lazy to shop around.Either she was woefully ignorant, or wilfully obtuse.ignorant ofMany young people are ignorant of recent history.
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