from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not educated; ignorant or illiterate.
- adj. Not skilled or versed in a specified discipline.
- adj. Not acquired by training or studying: an unlearned response.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of a person, ignorant, uneducated, untaught, untrained.
- adj. Of a behavior, not learned; innate.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of unlearn.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not learned; untaught; uneducated; ignorant; illiterate.
- adj. Not gained by study; not known.
- adj. Not exhibiting learning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not learned; ignorant; illiterate; not instructed; inexperienced.
- Not suitable to a learned man; not becoming a scholar.
- (un-lėrnd′ ). Not gained by study; not known; not acquired by investigation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
- adj. not established by conditioning or learning
- adj. not well learned
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Since the beginning of the present century, we have seen many examples, not only of natural genius, but of enthusiastic resolution, even in unlearned women; prompted by the purest and most feminine passion of the human soul *.
Since the beginning of the present century, we have seen many examples, not only of natural genius, but of enthusiastic resolution, even in unlearned women; prompted by the purest and most feminine passion of the human soul
He who fills up or occupies the place of the unlearned, that is, as the ancients interpret it, the body of the people, who, in most Christian assemblies, are illiterate; how should they say Amen to prayers in an unknown tongue?
Neither the learned nor the unlearned were the better for all the messages God sent them by his servants the prophets, nor desired to be so.
The first lesson is really one that we have unlearned, which is that there actually isn't a distinct psychological profile of the school killer.
Many in traditional churches -- Presbyterians, Anglicans, Lutherans, and Congregationalists -- found extemporaneous prayer to be theologically shallow and "unlearned" and forbade its exercise in their churches.
Everything they had learned about the handling of guns had to be "unlearned" and a system entirely different substituted for it.
He frequently speaks of himself as "unlearned," and in the technical sense of the word he was unlearned.
The "unlearned" hardly think of usurping Tyndall's place in the lecture room, or of taking his cuneiform bricks from Rawlinson; yet the world has been much more prolific of learned scientists and philologers than of able generals.
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How Shawn Woodward thought he could exert pressure by telling them not to disclose the contents of the letter conjures just how much the Labour government seems to have 'unlearned' in the last few years about constitutional nonsenses.