unenlightened

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unenlightened

(ˌʌnɪnˈlaɪtənd)
adj
not well-informed, tolerant, or rational: a most backward, unenlightened nation.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unenlightened - not enlightenedunenlightened - not enlightened; ignorant; "the devices by which unenlightened men preserved the unjust social order"
uneducated - not having a good education
uninformed - not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public"
enlightened - having knowledge and spiritual insight
2.unenlightened - lacking information or instructionunenlightened - lacking information or instruction; "lamentably unenlightened as to the laws"
uninformed - not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public"
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unenlightened

adjective
1. Exhibiting lack of education or knowledge:
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Translations

unenlightened

[ˈʌnɪnˈlaɪtnd] ADJ [person, age] → poco instruido; [policy etc] → poco ilustrado
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unenlightened

adj
(= uninformed) reader, listeneruneingeweiht; to leave somebody unenlightenedjdn im Dunkeln lassen
age, country, personrückständig; (= prejudiced)intolerant
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