Antonyms for ignorance

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ig-ner-uh ns
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɪg nər əns

Definition of ignorance

Origin :
  • c.1200, from Old French ignorance (12c.), from Latin ignorantia "want of knowledge" (see ignorant).
  • noun unintelligence, inexperience
Example sentences :
  • But the danger which arises from ignorance in the voter can not be denied.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Their ignorance, with the single exception of horse-flesh, is appalling.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • We are not always marking time on the same spot of ignorance and helplessness.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • He was captivated by her freshness and beauty, her demureness, her ignorance of all things vicious.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Renmark blushed at his own ignorance, but he was never reluctant to admit it.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • I had never heard of such a person, and I blushed for my ignorance.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • You can no more judge of a mind in ignorance than of a plant in darkness.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • I must, after all, get my information from Nuflo, or rest in ignorance.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • My ignorance that time was of the effect of eating snow on an empty stomach.
  • Extract from : « A Woman Tenderfoot » by Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
  • A philosophy that denies our knowledge of the Real and affirms our ignorance of the Apparent.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce

Synonyms for ignorance

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