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  • n. ignorance; the lack of knowledge

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Lack of knowledge; ignorance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Ignorance; want of knowledge or skill; nescience.


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