lacking adequate or proper knowledge or information, as in one particular subject or in a variety of subjects: The public is ill-informed of the danger.

Origin of ill-informed

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of ill-informed

Historical Examples of ill-informed

  • We are at present far too ill-informed to rule out such a guess.

  • Thus Webster's father was not so ill-informed as he now appeared.

    The Kentucky Warbler

    James Lane Allen

  • I will not even quarrel with him for being a tyrant at heart, lazy, ill-informed!'


    Ivan Turgenev

  • It is only those at a distance, or ill-informed, who have belittled these achievements.

  • I know nothing of this proceeding; but I do not hesitate to affirm that you have been ill-informed.

    The Lesser Bourgeoisie

    Honore de Balzac