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unlettered

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunletteredun‧let‧tered /ʌnˈletəd $ -ərd/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 STUPID/NOT INTELLIGENTunable to read, or uneducated syn illiterate
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unletteredTheir ideas gain plausibility amongst the idle, the envious and the unlettered.His lifelong political rival, the charismatic, unlettered Eric Gairy, mocked Blaize's kindly manner as weakness.The first time I met this creature she was an unlettered half-caste peasant who smelt of stale sweat and dead chickens.How could the testimony of an unlettered rustic stand against the authority of an Aristotle?
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