unlearned :

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  • v  try to forget; put out of one's memory or knowledge
  • v  discard something previously learnt, like an old habit
  • a  not established by conditioning or learning
  • s  not well learned
  • s  uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
    an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues

  • With coloring books uncolored and ABCs unlearned, the country that invented the word kindergarten (literally "children's garden") suddenly finds its preschool education system under .
  • He soon unlearned enough to collect six Spanish musicians and book himself as a relief band in Los Angeles' gaudy Cocoanut Grove.
  • Americans are learning that the hard way because they can't afford new cars, but it is a lesson which is not likely to be unlearned.
News & Articles

  • Some Fears May Be Eliminated Just By Going To Sleep
    [ Watch the Video: Never Fear! Just Sleep On It! ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has shown some fears could be unlearned while a person sleeps. Using specific odors, such as woody or floral scents, scientists were able to reduce the reactions of subjects who were trained to fear a pair of faces prior to the study. Going forward, the researchers say this new ...
    Sept. 23, 2013 - redOrbit
  • Scented naps can dissipate fears
    People unlearned an odor's unpleasant accompaniment when they smelled it in their sleep
    Sept. 22, 2013 - Science News

  • Vice President Dick Cheney in Los Angeles Times
    Triangulation is a political strategy, not a national security strategy,Cheney said. "When just a single clue that goes unlearned, or one lead that goes unpursued, can bring on catastrophe, it is no time for splitting differences."
  • John Adams in Ottawa Citizen
    John Adams, the second US president, called George Washington "illiterate, unlearned and unread."
  • Shinzo Abe in Peninsula On-line
    Standing next to his mentor, Abe spoke humbly: "Although I am unlearned and untalented, I would like to fulfill my duty as the party president by dedicating all my strength."

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