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uneducated person


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n uneducated person an ignorant person
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  • Friedrich Schlegel
    “Every uneducated person is a caricature of himself.”


In literature:

To the uneducated person he would appear to be the ideal of a judge.
"Statesman" by Plato
It is the insincerity of persons of their class; but one need not lay stress on the wilfulness of uneducated minds.
"Rhoda Fleming, Complete" by George Meredith
She had a class contempt for Mr. Hopper as an uneducated Yankee and a person of commercial ideals.
"The Crisis, Complete" by Winston Churchill
The handwriting was that of an uneducated person, and was strange to me.
"The Powers and Maxine" by Charles Norris Williamson
The evidence, it must be observed, is not merely that of savages, or of persons as uneducated and as superstitious as savages.
"Cock Lane and Common-Sense" by Andrew Lang
The same is evident from the spelling of uneducated persons in our own day.
"English Past and Present" by Richard Chevenix Trench
Her parents were farmers and were uneducated, simple-minded, and ignorant persons.
"Fasting Girls" by William Alexander Hammond
Accordingly, this uneducated person or young child seemed to be the first owner, which in many cases was not credible.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
They were written in a stiff hand by some uneducated person.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
Persons of her class are worth higher wages than common uneducated servants.
"Household Papers and Stories" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
The catechism as we know it is intended primarily for children and uneducated persons.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
In the "powerful uneducated person" they see the salvation of society, the renovation of its anaemic life.
"The Vagabond in Literature" by Arthur Rickett
To converse with an entirely uneducated person upon literature, interlarding your remarks with quotations, is ill-bred.
"The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness" by Florence Hartley
The skill of an uneducated person in the use of weapons, or of tools, is of a precisely similar nature.
"A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive" by John Stuart Mill
So a child or an uneducated person does to-day.
"A Short History of the World" by H. G. Wells
The said speech, by the way, was correct, and not by any means that of an uneducated person.
"The Red Derelict" by Bertram Mitford
You might read all the books in the British Museum, yet be an utterly illiterate and uneducated person.
"Every Man His Own University" by Russell H. Conwell
She was a well-brought-up but uneducated young person of an ignorant age and of a stupid class, and innocent to the verge of idiocy.
"Memoirs of an American Prima Donna" by Clara Louise Kellogg
Many things which are chance for an uneducated person, are not chance for a man of learning.
"The Enemies of Women" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Like animals and young children, uneducated persons are peculiarly susceptible to all external influences.
"The American Gentleman's Guide to Politeness and Fashion" by Henry Lunettes