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[uhn-in-struhk-tid] /ˌʌn ɪnˈstrʌk tɪd/
not instructed; uninformed; uneducated.
(of a person acting in a representative capacity) not furnished with orders on how to proceed or vote; uncommitted:
uninstructed convention delegates.
Origin of uninstructed
First recorded in 1590-1600; un-1 + instruct + -ed2
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uninstructedly, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • How few students, uninstructed in their principles, ever play good chords?

    Piano Mastery Harriette Brower
  • And for the rest, what do you know of Doubles which those who are uninstructed cannot discern?

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard
  • Roads—it may be news to the uninstructed—cannot be made with dirt.

  • In my world of a village, revenge is a common passion; it is the sin of the uninstructed.

    My Novel, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Debarred henceforth from saying mass, they resolved to return to Montreal and leave the Pottawattamies uninstructed.

  • The instructed are, on the whole, of greater consideration than the uninstructed.

    Public School Education Michael Mller
  • It is only possible to an uninstructed mind to which water and wine differ only in taste or appearance.

    A Grammar of Freethought Chapman Cohen
  • The sight was an opulent surprise for the uninstructed stranger.

    Mariposilla Mary Stewart Daggett
  • Did the uninstructed and stammering childhood of our race, separate, in thought, the Supernatural from surrounding nature?

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