un|in|formed [ˌʌnınˈfo:md US -o:r-] adj
not having enough knowledge or information
Parents were left anxious, uninformed, and isolated.
uninformed criticism from uninformed journalists
uninformed about
Many immigrants are uninformed about US tax laws.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.


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  • uninformed — adjective not having enough knowledge or information: uninformed criticism see also: informed …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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