HyperDic: unenlightened

English > 2 senses of the word unenlightened:
ADJECTIVEallunenlightenednot enlightened
allunenlightened, uninstructed, naivelacking information or instruction
unenlightened > pronunciation
Soundsah.nehnlay'tahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > unenlightened: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot enlightened; ignorant.
Example"the devices by which unenlightened men preserved the unjust social order"
Narrowerbenighted, darklacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture
See alsouneducatednot having a good education
uninformednot informed
OppositeenlightenedHaving knowledge and spiritual insight
Spanishignorante, poco ilustrado
English > unenlightened: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking information or instruction.
Example"lamentably unenlightened as to the laws"
Synonymsuninstructed, naive
Broaderuninformednot informed
Spanishmaleducado

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