ignorance ignorance  /ˈɪɡ nə rəns/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the lack of knowledge or education

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ignorance Abroad The abysmal ignorance of the American press, often declaimed, is not without parallel abroad.
  2. A perfect storm of ignorance and enthusiasm.
  3. A century ago, Rockefeller decided to put his vast fortune to public use, offering to endow a federal institution to fight disease, poverty and ignorance.

News

  1. What's on Tap: Milford spikers one step from redemption

    The Milford boys volleyball team isn’t going to feign ignorance. It isn’t going to neglect the past, or pretend it has no bearing on the present. The players remember what happened a year ago just fine. They know just how close they came to a state championship – three points short.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Sudbury Town Crier

  2. Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

    Lately I have found myself increasingly disinterested in the mindless ignorance on the television and have increasingly dedicated more and more of my time to reading. My latest book is by Dr. Ben Carson called America the Beautiful.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Chattanoogan

  3. 6 Stages of Birthing a Company

    It's not unlike becoming a parent, from the blissful ignorance of what is about to happen to the sheer terror of realizing there's no turning back. I’m a new dad (for the second time). In between the feedings, the changings, and the naps over the last few weeks, it dawned on me that becoming a parent is a lot like birthing a start-up. Let’s dissect for a moment: Stage 1: Conception. You will ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Inc Magazine

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