from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To put (something learned) out of the mind; forget.
- transitive v. To undo the effect of; put aside the practice of: tried to unlearn his habit of nail-biting.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To discard the knowledge of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To forget, as what has been learned; to lose from memory; also, to learn the contrary of.
- transitive v. To fail to learn.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To discard, put away, or get rid of (what one has learned); forget the knowledge of.
- To fail to learn; not to learn.
- To put away acquired knowledge; become ignorant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. try to forget; put out of one's memory or knowledge
- v. discard something previously learnt, like an old habit
On Unlearning Racism, Sexism or Classism: ... 'to unlearn' is not the opposite of 'to learn.'
Bostwick said he has tried to instill in players that they can conquer - or "unlearn" - fear.
The thing I have to unlearn is to think constantly that I am hungry.
Â According to Scott, Viral Marketing is the way to go, but we have to "unlearn" what we know as traditional marketers and embrace a new set of rules.
According to Scott, Viral Marketing is the way to go, but we have to "unlearn" what we know as traditional marketers and embrace a new set of rules.
Roethlisberger should undergo counseling to "unlearn" his abusive ways.
So you will start out behind the other students since you will have to 'unlearn' what you think you know.
Even more importantly, they don't have to "unlearn" anything.
Others questioned whether those in power already would be willing to "unlearn" their previous expertise.
But we obviously still have to "unlearn" that well-implanted meme and regard the media news as enemy propaganda, written by apologists for the Merchant class with uncannily big egos.