[ il-in-fawrmd ]


  1. 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.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of ill-informed1

First recorded in 1815–25

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Example Sentences

The Hannity-esque delusion of a post-racial America is ill-informed at best and bigoted at worst.

True, there certainly are plenty of ill-informed teenagers out there.

Doing so does nothing except make the equality movement seem ill-informed.

During the primaries, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum popped off with sour, ill-informed comments on race-related issues.

Besides all the other problems, it's a very ill-informed thesis.

I will not say that he never showed himself dogmatic and ill-informed, but he was no longer obtrusive and uncharitable.

However, though he claimed to belong to the partido of Montilla, he seemed very ill-informed about the country.

In general this writer is ill-informed of English affairs, and undeserving to be quoted as an authority.

We are but ill informed of the jumar, an animal said to be the produce of a cow and an ass, or a mare and a bull.

This was the remark of an ill-informed politician rather than of a Christian.


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