Synonyms of ignorant in English:

ignorant


See definition of ignorant

adjective

1‘an ignorant country girl’

SYNONYMS
uneducated, unknowledgeable, untaught, unschooled, untutored, untrained, illiterate, unlettered, unlearned, unread, uninformed, unenlightened, unscholarly, unqualified, benighted, backward
inexperienced, unworldly, unsophisticated
unintelligent, stupid, simple, empty-headed, mindless
informal pig-ignorant, thick, airheaded, thick as two short planks, as thick as two short planks, dense, dumb, dim, dopey, wet behind the ears, slow on the uptake, dead from the neck up, a brick short of a load, two sandwiches short of a picnic
British informal dozy, divvy, daft, not the full shilling
Scottish, Northern English informal glaikit
North American informal chowderheaded, dumb-ass
West Indian informal dotish
South African informal dof
rare hebete
ANTONYMS

educated, knowledgeable

2‘I was largely ignorant of the effects of radiotherapy’

SYNONYMS
without knowledge, unaware, unconscious, insensible
unfamiliar with, unacquainted with, unconversant with, inexperienced in, uninitiated in, blind to, oblivious to, naive about, innocent about, green about, a stranger to
uninformed about, unenlightened about, unschooled in
informal in the dark about, clueless about, not knowing the first thing about, not having the faintest about
literary nescient, strange to
ANTONYMS

knowledgeable about

3‘she could be very ignorant, and he had no intention of getting in an argument’

SYNONYMS
rude, impolite, ill-mannered, bad-mannered, unmannerly, ungracious, discourteous, insensitive, uncivil, ill-humoured, surly, sullen
boorish, oafish, loutish, crude, coarse, vulgar, gross
ANTONYMS

polite