- simple past tense and past participle of unteach.
- not taught; not acquired by teaching; natural: untaught gentleness.
- not instructed or educated; naive; ignorant.
Origin of untaught
Origin of unteach
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Examples from the Web for untaught
It describes a man standing in his own right and working after untaught methods.Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Virgins, untaught to love or to dissemble, lifted adoring eyes.Dreamers of the Ghetto
Thou art simple yet great; untaught thyself, thou art the teacher of all.
Bewick and he are alike in temper; only the one is untaught, the other perfectly taught.Ariadne Florentina
No wonder that it should burn in the bosom of an untaught Indian.History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians
- without training or education
- attained or achieved without instruction
- to cause to disbelieve (teaching)
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