Ignorant and Wise


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Ignorant adjective – Lacking in education or the knowledge gained from books.
Wise is an antonym for ignorant in topics: uneducated, unaware.
Nearby Words: ignored, ignorance
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Wise adjective – Having or showing deep understanding and intelligent application of knowledge.
Ignorant is an antonym for wise in topics: intelligent, foolish.
Nearby Words: wisely, wised
Antonyms for Wise
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person ignorant person wise person
girl ignorant girl wise girl
friend ignorant friend wise friend
fool ignorant fool wise fool
Other nouns: man, people, characters, mother, child, wizards, fools.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / Dinotopia Flanderization: The TV miniseries turned Dinotopian society from "peaceful, wise and enlightened" to "naive, stubborn and ignorant".
  • Slobs Versus Snobs In a wizard-centric book, the Wizards will be fat and goofy, but capable and wise, whereas the citizens and guards will be an ignorant rabble who doesn't know what they're messing with.
  • Literature / Atonement Know-Nothing Know-It-All: Briony thinks she's Wise Beyond Her Years but she's still very naïve and ignorant of a lot of other things.
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