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innumerate

[ih-noo-mer-it, ih-nyoo-]
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adjective
  1. unfamiliar with mathematical concepts and methods; unable to use mathematics; not numerate.
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noun
  1. an innumerate person.
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Origin of innumerate

First recorded in 1959; in-3 + numerate
Related formsin·nu·mer·a·cy, noun
Can be confusedilliterate innumerateinnumerable innumerate
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innumerate

adjective
  1. having neither knowledge nor understanding of mathematics or science
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noun
  1. an innumerate person
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Derived Formsinnumeracy, noun
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