lacking knowledge or awareness in general; uneducated or unsophisticated.
“he was told constantly that he was ignorant and stupid”
synonyms: uneducated, unknowledgeable, untaught, unschooled, untutored, untrained, illiterate, unlettered, unlearned, unread, uninformed, unenlightened, benighted;inexperienced, antonyms: educated
lacking knowledge, information, or awareness about something in particular.
“they were ignorant of astronomy”
synonyms: without knowledge of, unaware of, unconscious of, oblivious to, incognizant of, unfamiliar with, unacquainted with, uninformed about, ill-informed about, unenlightened about, unconversant with, inexperienced in/with, naive about, green about; More
informalin the dark about, clueless about
“they were ignorant of working-class life”
discourteous or rude.
“this ignorant, pin-brained receptionist”
easily angered; quick-tempered.
“she could be very ignorant and he had no intention of getting involved in an argument just now”