from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. lacking knowledge; ignorant
  • adj. having inward knowledge or insight

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having little or no knowledge; ignorant; stupid; silly.
  • adj. Having knowledge or insight; intelligent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Endowed with insight or discernment.
  • Not knowing; ignorant; unskilful.


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  • This is one of those disembowelled words that looks as if there is something missing. I mean, the emergency crews arrive on the scene and use the Jaws of Life to separate the wreck of prefix (failed to heed level crossing bells) and suffix (running late for next OED revision down in its neck of the alphabet) and can't find something to rescue. News Of The World will cite Elvis sightings as usual, or maybe cigar-shaped UFO's trailing whiffy plumes of ellipsis but, yanno, I'm not convinced. *frumps*

    March 7, 2009

  • Having little or no knowledge. (from Phrontistery)

    May 24, 2008