- 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."