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un·in·formed

 (ŭn′ĭn-fôrmd′)
adj.
Not having, showing, or making use of information; not informed: uninformed voters; an uninformed decision.

uninformed

(ˌʌnɪnˈfɔːmd)
adj
not having knowledge or information about a situation, subject, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uninformed - not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public"
uneducated - not having a good education
unenlightened - not enlightened; ignorant; "the devices by which unenlightened men preserved the unjust social order"
naif, naive - marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager's naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"
informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"

uninformed

adjective
Translations

uninformed

[ˈʌnɪnˈfɔːmd] ADJ [comment, rumour, criticism] → infundado; [attitudes, prejudice] → ignorante
I did not want to appear uninformedno quería parecer ignorante
well-meaning but uninformed peoplepersonas fpl de buenas intenciones pero sin conocimientos
to be uninformed about sthno estar informado sobre algo, no estar al corriente or al tanto de algo
he could not claim that he was uninformed about the lawno podía afirmar que no estaba informado sobre la ley, no podía afirmar que no estaba al corriente or al tanto de la ley
people are generally very uninformed about the diseasela gente en general está muy poco informada sobre la enfermedad
the uninformed observerel observador profano

uninformed

[ˌʌnɪnˈfɔːrmd] adj [person, public, comment, criticism] → mal informé(e)
to be uninformed about sth → être mal informé de qch

uninformed

adj (= not knowing)nicht informiert or unterrichtet (→ about über +acc); (= ignorant also)unwissend; criticismblindwütig; comment, rumourunfundiert; the uninformed observerder uninformierte Beobachter; to be uninformed about somethingüber etw (acc)nicht Bescheid wissen; to keep somebody uninformedjdn im Dunkeln lassen; the uninformed pldie schlecht Informierten pl

uninformed

[ʌnɪnˈfɔːmd] adj (person) → non informato/a, non al corrente; (opinion, guess) → non fondato/a sulla conoscenza dei fatti
References in classic literature ?
After a few moments' chat, John Dashwood, recollecting that Fanny was yet uninformed of her sister's being there, quitted the room in quest of her; and Elinor was left to improve her acquaintance with Robert, who, by the gay unconcern, the happy self-complacency of his manner while enjoying so unfair a division of his mother's love and liberality, to the prejudice of his banished brother, earned only by his own dissipated course of life, and that brother's integrity, was confirming her most unfavourable opinion of his head and heart.
I looked as grateful as any boy possibly could, who was wholly uninformed why he ought to assume that expression.
I can well believe that so learned a person as yourself would prefer absolute solitude to being tormented with the company of one as ignorant and uninformed as myself.
To watch from such a point of vantage the struggles of those less fortunate than ourselves--of the uninformed, the unprovided, the belated, the bewildered--is an occupation not devoid of sweetness, and there was nothing to mitigate the complacency with which our young friend gave himself up to it; nothing, that is, save a natural benevolence which had not yet been extinguished by the consciousness of official greatness.
In addition to what has been already said of Catherine Morland's personal and mental endowments, when about to be launched into all the difficulties and dangers of a six weeks' residence in Bath, it may be stated, for the reader's more certain information, lest the following pages should otherwise fail of giving any idea of what her character is meant to be, that her heart was affectionate; her disposition cheerful and open, without conceit or affectation of any kind -- her manners just removed from the awkwardness and shyness of a girl; her person pleasing, and, when in good looks, pretty -- and her mind about as ignorant and uninformed as the female mind at seventeen usually is.
It was impossible for one uninformed to escape the vague yet certain feeling that all the land was ripe for the revolt that had already begun to break out.
The reason is, I replied, that you attribute some profound meaning to my words; but I am only saying that deception, or being deceived or uninformed about the highest realities in the highest part of themselves, which is the soul, and in that part of them to have and to hold the lie, is what mankind least like;--that, I say, is what they utterly detest.
The judgment which can penetrate into the cabinets of princes, and discover the secret springs which move the great state wheels in all the political machines of Europe, must surely, with very little difficulty, find out what passes in the rude uninformed mind of a girl.
The creaking Lion over the house-door was, therefore, to say the truth, rather a drowsy, tame, and feeble lion; and as these social representatives of a savage class are usually of a conventional character (being depicted, for the most part, in impossible attitudes and of unearthly colours), he was frequently supposed by the more ignorant and uninformed among the neighbours, to be the veritable portrait of the host as he appeared on the occasion of some great funeral ceremony or public mourning.
Five hundred people who sat down to breakfast entirely uninformed on the whole subject, believed before they had done breakfast, that they privately and personally knew Physician to have said to Mr Merdle, 'You must expect to go out, some day, like the snuff of a candle;' and that they knew Mr Merdle to have said to Physician, 'A man can die but once.
As she was uninformed respecting the exact locality of the place of business of Chicksey Veneering and Stobbles, but knew it to be near Mincing Lane, she directed herself to be driven to the corner of that darksome spot.
Obama and his cronies have confused stupid with uninformed.