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impoliteness resulting from ignorance bad manners , ill-breeding
(statistics) the difficulty of applying Bayes' theorem is that the probabilities of the different causes are seldom known, in which case it may be postulated that they are all equal (sometimes known as postulating the equidistribution of ignorance) Bayes' postulate
medical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings empiricism , quackery
instruct and free from ignorance enlighten
modal logic of knowledge and uncertainty and ignorance epistemic logic
wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention error , fault , mistake
ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs) ignorantness , nescience , unknowing , unknowingness
ignorance resulting from not reading illiteracy
period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom night
admission of your own ignorance and willingness to learn while exposing someone's inconsistencies by close questioning Socratic irony
irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear superstition , superstitious notion
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