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uninstructed

[uhn-in-struhk-tid] /ˌʌn ɪnˈstrʌk tɪd/
adjective
1.
not instructed; uninformed; uneducated.
2.
(of a person acting in a representative capacity) not furnished with orders on how to proceed or vote; uncommitted:
uninstructed convention delegates.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; un-1 + instruct + -ed2
Related forms
uninstructedly, adverb
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