uninstructed


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uninstructed

(ˌʌnɪnˈstrʌktɪd)
adj
not taught or given information about how to do something
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uninstructed - lacking information or instructionuninstructed - lacking information or instruction; "lamentably unenlightened as to the laws"
uninformed - not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public"

uninstructed

adjective
Without education or knowledge:
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When an uninstructed multitude attempts to see with its eyes, it is exceedingly apt to be deceived.
We might as well allow the small-pox to run among them, and think our children would not take it, as to let them be uninstructed and vicious, and think our children will not be affected by that.
There was something very delicious about his leaving Boston to her "narrowness," unreproved and uninstructed.
The words are expressly intended to mislead some person -- yourself in all probability -- and the cunning which has put them to that use is a cunning which (as constantly happens when uninstructed persons meddle with law) has overreached itself.
When I first saw her she looked, to my uninstructed eye, like a dead woman.
But I agree, he replied; for I suppose that you mean to exclude mere uninstructed courage, such as that of a wild beast or of a slave-- this, in your opinion, is not the courage which the law ordains, and ought to have another name.
His frail white fingers were listlessly toying with something which looked, to my uninstructed eyes, like a dirty pewter medal with ragged edges, when I advanced within a respectful distance of his chair, and stopped to make my bow.
To most of the fugitives their situation was as entirely unknown as is that of a ship in the middle of the ocean to the uninstructed voyager: but the old man proceeded at every turn, and through every bottom, with a decision that inspired his followers with confidence, as it spoke favourably of his own knowledge of the localities.
Or, your having known how uninstructed I was, and having caused me to be taught better?
These researchers developed a procedure that consisted basically of interspersing teaching trials of identity matching to sample, object selection, uninstructed tacts, and instructed tacts (pure and impure tacts, respectively; Greer and Ross 2008, p.
The uninstructed relatives of our patients, who are only impressed by visible and tangible things .
The same thing happens with uninstructed men whose imperfect intelligence cannot grasp in one view the coherence and meaning of the universe as a whole; something shocks them, and because this looms large in their own ideas, they imagine that ugliness looms large in the visible world itself.