illiterate definition

  • adjective:
    • struggling to review and write.
    • Having little if any formal training.
    • Marked by inferiority to an expected standard of familiarity with language and literature.
    • Violating prescribed requirements of address or writing.
    • Ignorant of basics of confirmed art or branch of knowledge: musically illiterate. See Usage Note at literate.
    • struggling to review and compose.
    • Having not as much as an expected standard of understanding of language and literary works, or having bit formal training.
    • perhaps not conforming to recommended criteria of message or writing.
    • incapable of read or write; ignorant of letters or publications; unlettered; uninstructed; uneducated.
    • incapable of read or write
    • lacking tradition, particularly in language and literary works
    • uneducated inside basics of a given art or branch of discovering; lacking knowledge of a certain field
  • noun:
    • an illiterate person, a person incapable of review.
    • An illiterate individual; one not able to read or even to compose.
    • someone incapable of read
  • others:
    • Ignorant of letters or publications; having little or no understanding; unlettered; uncultivated: because, the illiterate area of the population; an illiterate tribe.
    • Showing illiteracy or want of culture; rude; barbarous.
    • Synonyms Unlettered, Unlearned, etc. See ignorant.

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