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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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The darkness of unenlightenment is in the political sky.
Targeting teachers by the terrorists and their martyrdom affirm that the Syrians' main battle is against unenlightenment as they were martyred while spreading science and culture; without the efforts of teachers, we had no universities or scientists," the President said.
For if we understand savagery from the perspective of enlightenment rationalism, then it is apparent that it portends a state of unenlightenment where reason is ruled by physical impulses and/or superstition.