unenlightened

146 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ˌʌnɛnlˈa͡ɪtənd], [ˌʌnɛnlˈa‍ɪtənd], [ˌʌ_n_ɛ_n_l_ˈaɪ_t_ə_n_d]
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Synonyms for Unenlightened:

unenlightened (noun)

benighted, dark, ignorant, nescient, uneducated, uninstructed, unlearned, unlettered.

Other synonyms and related words:

Inobservant, Ungifted, Visionless, ableptical, amaurotic, analphabetic, anti-intellectual, apish, awkward, backward, barbarian, barbaric, behind the age, bereft of light, black, blankminded, blind, blockish, boorish, boring, bourgeois, bovine, callow, chaste, color-blind, commercial, commonplace, crass, crude, dense, dim-sighted, dismal, dull, dumb, empty, empty-headed, eyeless, foolish, gauche, green, groping, heathen, heathenish, heedless, hemeralopic, ill-informed, illiterate, immature, in darkness, in the dark, inane, inborn, incognizant, inexperienced, inherent, innate, innocent, innocuous, insensible, irreligious, know-nothing, knowledge, lowbrow, materialistic, medieval, mind-blind, misguided, naif, naive, narrow-minded, not enlightened, not well informed, nyctalopic, oblivious, pantheistic, philistine, polytheistic, primitive, prosaic, raw, rayless, savage, scoffing, secret, sightless, silly, simious, simple, spiritually blind, stark blind, stone-blind, strange to, tasteless, tentative, unacquainted, unacquainted with, unapprized, unaware, unbelieving, uncivilized, uncomprehending, unconditioned, unconscious, unconversant, uncultivated, uncultured, underdeveloped, undeveloped, undiscerning, unfamiliar, unilluminated, uninformed, uninitiate, uninitiated, unintelligent, unknowing, unknowledgeable, unmindful, unobserving, unperceiving, unphilosophical, unposted, unprogressive, unread, unrefined, unripe, unscholarly, unschooled, unseeing, unskilled, unsure, unsuspecting, untaught, untutored, unversed, unwise, unwitting, vacuous.

Rhymes for Unenlightened:

  1. heightened, brightened, lightened, tightened, frightened;
  2. enlightened;

Quotes for Unenlightened:

  1. We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies. Bill Maher.
  2. All the problems we face in the United States today can be traced to an unenlightened immigration policy on the part of the American Indian. Pat Paulsen.