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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs) adj. - Unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge.

Usage examples (36)
  • "Safba," Ishaili gestures in Arabic, unknowing of the English translation for freshwater bream.
  • It's this kind of unknowing that really bothers me.
  • The 'unknowing' of the mystics has its virtues and its place, but being well-read and knowledgeable makes one powerful and persuasive book.
  • Instead, try 'silence, reverence and awe,' she says; or music, ritual, the steady habit of compassion, and a graceful acceptance of mystery and 'unknowing' ... for more
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