Synonyms of illiterate in English:

illiterate


See definition of illiterate

adjective

1‘he was no illiterate peasant’

SYNONYMS

unable to read or write, unlettered, analphabetic, functionally illiterate

ANTONYMS

literate

2‘a politically illiterate youth’

SYNONYMS

ignorant, unknowledgeable, uneducated, untaught, unschooled, untutored, untrained, uninstructed, uninformed, unlearned, unread, unenlightened, benighted, backward

literary nescient

ANTONYMS

literate, knowledgeable