HyperDic: unlettered

English > 2 senses of the word unlettered:
ADJECTIVEallunlettered, analphabetichaving little acquaintance with writing
allunlettered, ignorant, nescient, unlearneduneducated in general
English > unlettered: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving little acquaintance with writing.
Example"special tutorials to assist the unlettered sector of society"
Broaderilliteratenot able to read or write
English > unlettered: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninguneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication.
Example "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"
Synonymsignorant, nescient, unlearned
Broaderuneducatednot having a good education
Spanishanalfabeto, ignorante

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