Synonyms of illiterate in English:

illiterate


See definition of illiterate

adjective

1‘he was no illiterate peasant’

SYNONYMS
unable to read or write, unlettered, analphabetic, functionally illiterate
ANTONYMS

literate

2‘a politically illiterate youth’

SYNONYMS
ignorant, unknowledgeable, uneducated, untaught, unschooled, untutored, untrained, uninstructed, uninformed, unlearned, unread, unenlightened, benighted, backward
literary nescient
ANTONYMS

literate, knowledgeable