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untutored

[uhn-too-terd, -tyoo-] /ʌnˈtu tərd, -ˈtyu-/
adjective
1.
not tutored; untaught; uninstructed.
2.
naive, ignorant, or unsophisticated.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; un-1 + tutor + -ed2
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  • Yet perhaps the capacity is not diminished, but merely untutored.
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  • But, in their then untutored and savage state, no one would have thought of admitting them as citizens in a civilized community.
British Dictionary definitions for untutored

untutored

/ʌnˈtjuːtəd/
adjective
1.
without formal instruction or education
2.
lacking sophistication or refinement
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