[ UK /ʌnlˈɜːn/ ]
  1. try to forget; put out of one's memory or knowledge
  2. discard something previously learnt, like an old habit
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How To Use unlearn In A Sentence

  • Though the last is listed in Welsh's bibliography, its lessons appear unlearned.
  • This is good for their profit margins but not healthy brain function - and in any case it can be unlearnt. Times, Sunday Times
  • It can always be unlearnt. Times, Sunday Times
  • Of particular beauty here, of course, is the use of utterly inappropriate terms to maintain the rhyme, which saw ‘gloat’ used as a noun directly above this unlearned and unlovely deformed child of a verse.
  • Infectious complications of medical devices are often not considered in the context of reporting, and so the possible lessons that can minimise recurrence remain unlearnt.
  • But linear perspective itself is probably a renaissance not an antique invention, and Durer's approach to ancient architecture is remarkably free and unlearned.
  • Although the mechanisms which permit modification of behavior are inherited, learned behavior does not emerge from, and is not an extension of, the unlearned behavior of the individual.
  • He has all the scatophagous faults of the unlearned. orbis quintus
  • It is difficult for a 'solo' biker to learn to ride because ingrained habits must be unlearnt. Times, Sunday Times
  • My cousins were mere cubs, in whose company I might, if I liked it, unlearn whatever decent manners, or elegant accomplishments, I had acquired, but where I could attain no information beyond what regarded worming dogs, rowelling horses, and following foxes. Rob Roy
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