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informed

[in-fawrmd] /ɪnˈfɔrmd/
adjective
1.
having or prepared with information or knowledge; apprised:
an informed audience that asked intelligent questions.
Origin of informed
late Middle English
1400-1450
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50; See origin at inform1, -ed2
Related forms
informedly
[in-fawr-mid-lee] /ɪnˈfɔr mɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
half-informed, adjective
quasi-informed, adjective
uninformed, adjective
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uninformed

/ˌʌnɪnˈfɔːmd/
adjective
1.
not having knowledge or information about a situation, subject, etc

informed

/ɪnˈfɔːmd/
adjective
1.
having much knowledge or education; learned or cultured
2.
based on information: an informed judgment
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Word Origin and History for uninformed
adj.

1590s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of inform. Originally in reference to some specific matter or subject; general sense of "uneducated, ignorant" is recorded from 1640s.

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