[ UK /ʌnlˈɜːnd/ ]
not established by conditioning or learning
an unconditioned reflex
- not well learned
uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
an ignorant man
an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues
exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions
nescient of contemporary literature
How To Use unlearned In A Sentence
- Most of my Somerset will have to stay unlearned, leaving the county, the land and the people to grow in my mind on a basis of myth and wishful thinking.
- One time, a chassid who was a diamond merchant asked the rabbi what virtues he saw in these unlearned people.
- If Yaakov, a person unlearned in the ways of the world, could so easily trick Yitzchak to believe he was the material son Esav, than how easily could Esav, a cunning hunter, trick Yitzchak into thinking that he was the learned one!
- They do not know that they do not know, and their unlearned ignorance keeps them in the dark about most things that matter.
- For Somalia itself, the lessons remain unlearned.
- You might say I'm unlearned, but there's one thing I know, even Jesus would never forgive what you do…
- Ryan was just getting to his office, having driven himself in, a habit which he had just unlearned. CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER
- Further, if the general levels of literacy and learning cited by these studies is accurate, should we perhaps look differently at the evidence found in the Apophthegmata Patrum regarding tensions between learned and unlearned monks?
- The lesson remains unlearned because the scenario recurs again and again throughout the Hong Kong filmmaker's work.
- So composite and incongruous is this body of Nile-goers, young and old, well-dressed and ill-dressed, learned and unlearned, that the new-comer's first impulse is to inquire from what motives so many persons of dissimilar tastes and training can be led to embark upon an expedition which is, to say the least of it, very tedious, very costly, and of an altogether exceptional interest. A Thousand Miles Up the Nile