She later issued an apology “for being insulting or ignorant.”
Forbes magazine has alternately called Hanauer insane and ignorant.
Terry McDermott on why the government might have truly been ignorant.
You are much too ignorant and self concerned to even attempt to listen or understand, everyone knows that.
Michael Moynihan says no one is too ignorant to pick a side.
He may be ignorant and rude, as poor, but he is of true nobility.
That I am innocent, and that I am, as you are, ignorant of who killed your unfortunate father.
The multitude are ignorant, and liberty in the hands of the ignorant is always license.
She was too ignorant to be sure, but she fancied they had been doing something wrong.
He treated them as a wise physician might treat an ignorant and somewhat refractory patient.
late 14c., from Old French ignorant (14c.), from Latin ignorantia, from ignorantem (nominative ignorans), present participle of ignorare "not to know, to be unacquainted; mistake, misunderstand; take no notice of, pay no attention to," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + Old Latin gnarus "aware, acquainted with" (cf. Classical Latin noscere "to know," notus "known"), from Proto-Latin suffixed form *gno-ro-, related to gnoscere "to know" (see know).
Form influenced by Latin ignotus "unknown." Cf. also uncouth. Colloquial sense of "ill-mannered" first attested 1886. As a noun meaning "ignorant person" from mid-15c.