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untutored

[uhn-too-terd, -tyoo-] /ʌnˈtu tərd, -ˈtyu-/
adjective
1.
not tutored; untaught; uninstructed.
2.
naive, ignorant, or unsophisticated.
Origin of untutored
1585-1595
First recorded in 1585-95; un-1 + tutor + -ed2
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  • If I could—I, so untutored, so unworthy—if I could comfort you in a single care!

    Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Still they played, jarringly, for that was their untutored wont.

    Meadow Grass Alice Brown
  • She was like an untrained, untutored child, despite her years, she thought.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • untutored as she was, Tess had read the message in the student's eyes.

    Tess of the Storm Country

    Grace Miller White
  • She was an untutored child of the desert, and his words were a spur to her quick pride.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • untutored as she was, she read him, felt what was going on in him.

    Northern Lights Gilbert Parker
  • It must have originated from the untutored efforts of a primitive people.

    Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou
  • It is thus that reason speaks, and untutored nature says the same thing.

    The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith
  • Indolence was his besetting sin; and his will was untutored.

    The History of "Punch"

    M. H. Spielmann
  • The cure was not too ready to acknowledge the superiority of this untutored intellect.

    Mauprat George Sand
British Dictionary definitions for untutored

untutored

/ʌnˈtjuːtəd/
adjective
1.
without formal instruction or education
2.
lacking sophistication or refinement
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