Synonyms of illiterate in English:

illiterate


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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