- sem·i-il·lit·er·a·cy, noun
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How to use illiteracy in a sentence
Hacks and ransomware attacks depend in part on data illiteracy.
It’s a cynical effort to weaponize the illiteracy and the lack of knowledge in this country generally about race, racism and the law.Critical race theory was the hot topic on Fox News this summer. Not so much anymore. | Jeremy Barr | October 6, 2021 | Washington Post
Through the game, players learn how media illiteracy can make all of us unwitting accomplices in spreading fake news.
They suffer sky-high maternal mortality rates, illiteracy, and a daily struggle against violence and poverty.
It is all a result of segregated communities where illiteracy is rife and the men think they can get away with anything.
The community suffers from significant illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, and crime.Jewish Groups, American Rabbis Call on Israel to Withdraw Bedouin Displacement Plan | Mira Sucharov | November 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The greatest barrier to improvement is probably adult illiteracy.Eight Years After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Has Been Resurrected | Jason Berry | August 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Indeed the state of Kentucky, facing staggering rates of adult illiteracy, recently began these programs in early elementary.
She made up the envelope to match and addressed it, with consistent illiteracy, to the head of the mission.Hilda | Sarah Jeanette Duncan
There is no ground for an explanation of such errors 207 as these except laziness and grossest illiteracy.English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Other branches of the family bearing the surname had gone to seed and lapsed into illiteracy.The Code of the Mountains | Charles Neville Buck
The illiteracy for all Negro children was 25 per cent, whereas the illiteracy for all white children was only 10.5 per cent.
illiteracy which in 1863 equaled about 95 per cent of the Negro population has been decreasing rapidly since the Civil War.