unlettered
1. [ adjective ] having little acquaintance with writing
Synonyms: analphabetic
Examples:

"special tutorials to assist the unlettered sector of society"

Related terms: illiterate
2. [ adjective ] lacking general education or knowledge
Synonyms: ignorant unlearned unenlightened 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
Similar spelling:   unlittered
  unaltered
  unmelted
  unoiled
  unilateral