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un·learn·ed

 (ŭn-lûr′nĭd)
adj.
1. Not educated; ignorant or illiterate.
2. Not skilled or versed in a specified discipline.
3. (-lûrnd′) Not acquired by training or studying: an unlearned response.

unlearned

(ʌnˈlɜːnɪd)
adj
ignorant or untaught
unˈlearnedly adv

un•learn•ed

(ʌnˈlɜr nɪd for 1,2,5; ʌnˈlɜrnd for 3,4 )

adj.
1. uneducated; ignorant.
2. not scholarly or erudite; not learned.
3. not having been learned: an unlearned lesson.
4. known or possessed without having been learned.
[1350–1400]
un•learn′ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unlearned - not established by conditioning or learningunlearned - not established by conditioning or learning; "an unconditioned reflex"
2.unlearned - not well learnedunlearned - not well learned      
unscholarly - not scholarly
3.unlearned - uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"
uneducated - not having a good education

unlearned

adjective
1. Without education or knowledge:
2. Lacking the requisite scholarship or instruction:
Translations

unlearned

[ˈʌnˈlɜːnɪd] ADJindocto, ignorante
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