unenlightened

  • 1 unenlightened — index blind (not discerning), ill judged, incognizant, insensible, opaque, unacquainted, unaware Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

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  • 2 unenlightened — 1660s, not lit up, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of ENLIGHTEN (Cf. enlighten). Meaning not mentally illuminated is attested from 1650s …

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  • 3 unenlightened — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not enlightened in outlook. DERIVATIVES unenlightening adjective …

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  • 4 unenlightened — [spelling only] …

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  • 5 unenlightened — adj. * * * …

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  • 6 unenlightened — adjective Not enlightened; ignorant in general or of some particular fact …

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  • 7 unenlightened — Synonyms and related words: ableptical, amaurotic, awkward, benighted, bereft of light, blankminded, blind, callow, color blind, dark, dim sighted, dumb, empty, empty headed, eyeless, gauche, green, groping, hemeralopic, ignorant, in darkness,… …

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  • 8 unenlightened — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. see uneducated II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Exhibiting lack of education or knowledge: backward, benighted, ignorant, primitive. See KNOWLEDGE. 2. Not aware or informed: ignorant, innocent, oblivious,… …

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  • 9 unenlightened — adj. not enlightened …

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  • 10 unenlightened — adjective not enlightened in outlook. Derivatives unenlightening adjective unenlightenment noun …

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  • 11 unenlightened — a. See uneducated …

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  • 12 unenlightened — un·enlightened …

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  • 13 unenlightened — un en•light′ened adj …

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  • 14 unenlightened — /ʌnənˈlaɪtnd/ (say unuhn luytnd) adjective 1. not informed or instructed. 2. characterised by unreason, prejudice, illiberality, ignorance, superstition, or the like …

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  • 15 unenlightened —   Na aupō …

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  • 16 unenlightened — adj. not enlightened …

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  • 17 unenlightening — unenlightened ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not enlightened in outlook. DERIVATIVES unenlightening adjective …

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  • 18 Enlightened self-interest — is a philosophy in ethics which states that persons who act to further the interests of others (or the interests of the group or groups to which they belong), ultimately serve their own self interest. [ [http://www.adti.net/toc book/ch2 08.htm… …

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  • 19 ignorant — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unaware] Syn. unconscious, uninformed, unknowing, uninitiated, inexperienced, unwitting, unmindful, disregarding, misinformed, unsuspecting, oblivious, insensible, mindless, witless, unconversant with, unintelligent,… …

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  • 20 Theravada — (Pāli: थेरवाद theravāda (cf Sanskrit: स्थविरवाद sthaviravāda ); literally, the Teaching of the Elders , or the Ancient Teaching ) is the oldest surviving Buddhist school. It is relatively conservative, and generally closest to early Buddhism… …

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