Ignorance

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Ignorance->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ignorance
ignorance
nescience
tabula rasa
crass ignorance
ignorance crasse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ unacquaintance
unacquaintance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ unconsciousness
unconsciousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ darkness
darkness
blindness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ incomprehension
incomprehension
inexperience
simplicity
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ unknown quantities
unknown quantities
x
y
z.sealed book
terra incognita
virgin soil
unexplored ground
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dark ages
dark ages
=>(Imperfect knowledge)
GRP: \\ N \\ Imperfect knowledge
Sgm: \\ N \\ Imperfect knowledge \\ smattering
smattering
sciolism
glimmering
Sgm: \\ N \\ Imperfect knowledge \\ bewilderment
bewilderment
&c.(uncertainty) 475
Sgm: \\ N \\ Imperfect knowledge \\ incapacity
incapacity
=>(Affectation of knowledge)
GRP: \\ N \\ Affectation of knowledge
Sgm: \\ N \\ Affectation of knowledge \\ pedantry
pedantry
Sgm: \\ N \\ Affectation of knowledge \\ charlatanry
charlatanry
charlatism
Sgm: \\ N \\ Affectation of knowledge \\ Philister
Philister
Philistine
PARAG:Ignorance->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be ignorant
be ignorant
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ not know
not know
&c. 490
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ know not
know not
know not what
know nothing of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have no idea
have no idea
have no notion
have no conception
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ not have the remotest idea
not have the remotest idea
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ not know chalk from cheese
not know chalk from cheese
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ ignore
ignore
be blind to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ keep in ignorance
keep in ignorance
&c.(conceal) 528
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ see through a glass darkly
see through a glass darkly
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ have a film over the eyes
have a film over the eyes
???>-
glimmering
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ wonder whether
wonder whether
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ not know what to make of
not know what to make of
&c.(unintelligibility) 519
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ not pretend to take upon
not pretend to take upon
not take upon one self to say
PARAG:Ignorance->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ignorant
ignorant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ nescient
nescient
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unknowing
unknowing
unaware
unacquainted
unapprized
unwitting
unweeting|
unconscious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ witless
witless
weetless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ a stranger to
a stranger to
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unconversant
unconversant
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ uninformed
uninformed
uncultivated
unversed
uninstructed
untaught
uninitiated
untutored
unschooled
misguided
unenlightened
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ Philistine
Philistine
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ behind the age
behind the age
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ shallow
shallow
superficial
green
rude
empty
half-learned
illiterate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unread
unread
uneducated
unlearned
unlettered
unbookish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ empty-headed
empty-headed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ pedantic
pedantic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ in the dark
in the dark
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ benighted
benighted
belated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ blinded
blinded
blindfolded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ hoodwinked
hoodwinked
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ misinformed
misinformed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ au bout de son latin
au bout de son latin
at the end of his tether
at fault
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ at sea
at sea
&c.(uncertain) 475
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ caught tripping
caught tripping
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ unknown
unknown
unapprehended
unexplained
unascertained
uninvestigated
unexplored
unheard of
not perceived
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ concealed
concealed
&c. 528
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ novel
novel
PARAG:Ignorance->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ ignorantly
ignorantly
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ unawares
unawares
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ for anything
for anything
for aught one knows
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ not that one knows
not that one knows
PARAG:Ignorance->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ God knows
God knows
Heaven knows
the Lord knows
nobody knows

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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