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noun [uncountable] ignorance pronunciation in American English /ˈɪɡnərəns/
  1. lack of knowledge or facts about a situation or a particular subject
    decisions based on ignorance and prejudice
    It would have been better to have remained in ignorance.
    ignorance of: Ignorance of the law is no excuse.
    ignorance about: There is a lot of public ignorance about how the disease is spread.
    show/betray ignorance: His comments showed his total ignorance of the situation.

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