unenlightened
1. [ adjective ] not enlightened; ignorant
Examples:

"the devices by which unenlightened men preserved the unjust social order"

Related terms: enlightened benighted uninformed uneducated
2. [ adjective ] lacking information or instruction
Synonyms: uninstructed
Examples:

"lamentably unenlightened as to the laws"

Related terms: uninformed
3. [ adjective ] lacking general education or knowledge
Synonyms: ignorant unlettered unlearned nescient
Examples:

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

Related terms: uneducated
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