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Noun1.unenlightenment - a lack of understandingunenlightenment - a lack of understanding    
ignorance - the lack of knowledge or education
darkness, dark - an unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"
enlightenment - education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge
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Mays' captivating performance made it impossible to look away from the screen, as did the oftenpainful and heartbreaking words spoken by several elderly gay men who lived through the era of unenlightenment, including ECHO columnist Pete Price (never 71, Peter
At a broad level, the moral vocabulary of the novels inherits that focus on enlightenment and unenlightenment that descends from the Bible, gains a new pertinence in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century empiricist thought, and filters down to Austen via novelists such as Fielding, Richardson, Sterne, and one of her "favourite moral writers" (H.
The darkness of unenlightenment is in the political sky.