not learned; not scholarly or erudite.
uneducated; untaught; unschooled; ignorant.
not acquired by instruction, study, etc.
known without being learned.
of or relating to uneducated persons.
- un·learn·ed·ly, adverb
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How to use unlearned in a sentence
But whether the history has been “untold” or not, the problem is that it has been almost entirely “unlearned.”Oliver Stone Defends His ‘The Untold History of the United States’ | Oliver Stone, Peter Kuznick | November 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Draw near to me, ye unlearned, and gather yourselves together into the hours of discipline.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
The name of the field beet is, in the language of the unlearned, mangel-wurzel, "the root of poverty."
After a time he might, if it were thought desirable, be sent into Ireland as a missionary to the rude and unlearned people.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
Thus brooded Rotil, unlearned driver of burros and general of an army of the people!The Treasure Trail | Marah Ellis Ryan
I was his master, however unlearned I 136 might be; his elder and master, to be sure, in a broil of our folk.The Cruise of the Shining Light | Norman Duncan
British Dictionary definitions for unlearned
ignorant or untaught
- unlearnedly, adverb
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