Lacking the literacy necessary for coping with most jobs and many everyday situations.
More example sentences
- A recent video released by the American Medical Association reported that about onehalf of Americans have low health literacy and one-fifth are functionally illiterate.
- Many were illiterate or functionally illiterate in Spanish.
- Several of these parents were either illiterate or functionally illiterate in Spanish and did not speak English.
Definition of functionally illiterate in:
- The US English dictionary