Origin of ignorance
Examples from the Web for ignorance
Many young people are still shedding the ignorance of our parents.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It's insane that you are losing friends in real life because of their ignorance on the Internet.
That perception is false and often reflects not just ignorance but also elitism and racism.Forget the Kids Who Can’t Get In; What About Those Who Don’t Even Apply?|Jonah Edelman|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it would be unfair to single out American diplomats for this ignorance.
The anecdote is a perfect parable for the power and ignorance of artistic patrons.
An artistic people is recognized by their ignorance of “objects of art,” for in such an environment art is everywhere.Musical Memories|Camille Saint-Sans
My brothers and sisters think that I have done it in ignorance, but I now know what I have done.History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians|George Mogridge
That may be but little, I confess, for I tell you our ignorance is great.The Missing Ship|W. H. G. Kingston
It cannot be said that ignorance of the English language offers an excuse.Edison, His Life and Inventions|Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
At first, despite of his ignorance, I had hope of being able to put him upon the high road to health.Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders|William A. Alcott
British Dictionary definitions for ignorance
Word Origin and History for ignorance
c.1200, from Old French ignorance (12c.), from Latin ignorantia "want of knowledge" (see ignorant).