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Ignorant vs. Oblivious

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Ignorantadjective

Unknowledgeable or uneducated; characterized by ignorance.

Obliviousadjective

(usually followed by to or of) Lacking awareness; unmindful; unaware, unconscious of.

Ignorantadjective

Not knowing (a fact or facts), unaware (of something).

Obliviousadjective

Failing to remember; forgetful.

Ignorantadjective

(slang) Ill-mannered, crude.

‘His manner was at best off-hand, at worst totally ignorant.’;

Obliviousadjective

Promoting oblivion; causing forgetfulness.

‘She lay in deep, oblivious slumber.’;

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Ignorantadjective

(obsolete) unknown; undiscovered

Obliviousadjective

Evincing oblivion; forgetful.

‘Through are both weak in body and oblivious.’;

Ignorantadjective

Resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly.

Obliviousadjective

(followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of;

‘oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform’; ‘oblivious to the risks she ran’; ‘not unmindful of the heavy responsibility’;

Ignorantnoun

One who is ignorant.

Obliviousadjective

failing to keep in mind;

‘forgetful of her responsibilities’; ‘oblivious old age’;

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Ignorantadjective

Destitute of knowledge; uninstructed or uninformed; untaught; unenlightened.

‘He that doth not know those things which are of use for him to know, is but an ignorant man, whatever he may know besides.’;

Obliviousadjective

not aware of or concerned about what is happening around one

‘she became absorbed, oblivious to the passage of time’;

Ignorantadjective

Unacquainted with; unconscious or unaware; - used with of.

‘Ignorant of guilt, I fear not shame.’;

Ignorantadjective

Unknown; undiscovered.

‘Ignorant concealment.’; ‘Alas, what ignorant sin have I committed?’;

Ignorantadjective

Resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly.

‘His shipping,Poor ignorant baubles! - on our terrible seas,Like eggshells moved.’; ‘In such businessAction is eloquence, and the eyes of the ignorantMore learned than the ears.’; ‘In the first ages of Christianity, not only the learned and the wise, but the ignorant and illiterate, embraced torments and death.’;

Ignorantnoun

A person untaught or uninformed; one unlettered or unskilled; an ignoramous.

‘Did I for this take pains to teachOur zealous ignorants to preach?’;

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Ignorantadjective

lacking general education or knowledge;

‘an ignorant man’; ‘nescient of contemporary literature’; ‘an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues’; ‘exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions’;

Ignorantadjective

ignorant of the fundamentals of a given art or branch of knowledge;

‘ignorant of quantum mechanics’; ‘musically illiterate’;

Ignorantadjective

lacking basic knowledge;

‘how can someone that age be so ignorant?’; ‘inexperienced and new to the real world’;

Ignorantadjective

used of things; lacking sense or awareness;

‘ignorant hope’; ‘fine innocent weather’;

Ignorantadjective

lacking knowledge or skill;

‘unversed in the jargon of the social scientist’;

Ignorantadjective

lacking information or knowledge;

‘an unknowledgeable assistant’;

Ignorantadjective

lacking knowledge or awareness in general; uneducated or unsophisticated

‘he was told constantly that he was ignorant and stupid’;

Ignorantadjective

lacking knowledge, information, or awareness about a particular thing

‘I was largely ignorant of the effects of radiotherapy’; ‘school-leavers were ignorant about the range of job opportunities’;

Ignorantadjective

discourteous or rude

‘this ignorant, pin-brained receptionist’;

Ignorantadjective

angry or quick-tempered

‘she could be very ignorant and he had no intention of getting involved in an argument just now’; ‘I had to walk out before I got ignorant’;

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