informed

[in-fawrmd]
adjective
having or prepared with information or knowledge; apprised: an informed audience that asked intelligent questions.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see inform, -ed2

informedly [in-fawr-mid-lee] , adverb
half-informed, adjective
quasi-informed, adjective
uninformed, adjective
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informed (ɪnˈfɔːmd)
 
adj
1.  having much knowledge or education; learned or cultured
2.  based on information: an informed judgment

uninformed (ˌʌnɪnˈfɔːmd)
 
adj
not having knowledge or information about a situation, subject, etc

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uninformed
1597, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of inform. Originally in ref. to some specific matter or subject; general sense of "uneducated, ignorant" is recorded from 1647.
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Example sentences
One is the uninformed element in the medical profession.
And, in the sincere tones of an arrogantly uninformed college freshman, she
  tells us what to think of race.
It is an uninformed point of view and disrespectful.
Since he is a concentrated, introspective dogmatist, he is uninformed by
  exterior criticism.
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