Synonyms of ignorant in English:

ignorant


See definition of ignorant

adjective

1‘an ignorant country girl’

SYNONYMS

uneducated, unknowledgeable, untaught, unschooled, untutored, untrained, illiterate, unlettered, unlearned, unread, uninformed, unenlightened, unscholarly, unqualified, benighted, backward

inexperienced, unworldly, unsophisticated

unintelligent, stupid, simple, empty-headed, mindless

informal pig-ignorant, thick, airheaded, dense, dumb, dim, dopey, wet behind the ears, slow on the uptake, dead from the neck up, a brick short of a load, two sandwiches short of a picnic

British informal dozy, divvy, daft, not the full shilling

Northern English Scottish informal glaikit

North American informal chowderheaded, dumb-ass

West Indian informal dotish

South African informal dof

rare hebete

ANTONYMS

educated, knowledgeable

2‘middle-class women were ignorant of working-class life’

SYNONYMS

without knowledge, unaware, unconscious, insensible

unfamiliar with, unacquainted with, unconversant with, inexperienced in, uninitiated in, blind to, oblivious to, naive about, innocent about, green about, a stranger to

uninformed about, unenlightened about, unschooled in

informal in the dark about, clueless about, not knowing the first thing about, not having the faintest about

literary nescient, strange to

ANTONYMS

knowledgeable about

3‘she could be very ignorant, and he had no intention of getting in an argument’

SYNONYMS

rude, impolite, ill-mannered, bad-mannered, unmannerly, ungracious, discourteous, insensitive, uncivil, ill-humoured, surly, sullen

informal boorish, oafish, loutish, crude, coarse, vulgar, gross

ANTONYMS

polite