unlearnedness

unlearnedness

(ʌnˈlɜːnɪdnəs)
n
the quality or condition of being unlearned
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Her learning "should not be undervalued because of its monastic context, her gender, or her protestations of unlearnedness" (113).
A Milton or a Bunyan may have claimed divine inspiration or unlearnedness; nevertheless, they presented their prophetic views couched in the respected, traditional, literary forms of epic poetry and dream fiction, drawing on the convention that imaginative literature can both delight and teach, and their works have long been received as both religious and literary texts.