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ignorance

[ig-ner-uh ns] /ˈɪg nər əns/
noun
1.
the state or fact of being ignorant; lack of knowledge, learning, information, etc.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English < Latin ignōrantia. See ignore, -ance
Related forms
self-ignorance, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ignorances

ignorance

/ˈɪɡnərəns/
noun
1.
lack of knowledge, information, or education; the state of being ignorant
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Word Origin and History for ignorances

ignorance

n.

c.1200, from Old French ignorance (12c.), from Latin ignorantia "want of knowledge" (see ignorant).

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