verb (past and past participle unlearned or chiefly Britishunlearnt)[with object]
Discard (something learned, especially a bad habit or false or outdated information) from one’s memory: teachers are being asked to unlearn rigid rules for labelling and placing children
More example sentences
- The programme helps participants by giving them a clear-cut plan of action to focus on positive attitude, unlearn bad habits and build healthy relationships.
- Therefore, it has to be used for a while (after you read the manual) before you unlearn your present habits and can begin to appreciate it.
- And yet, with his father at his side, unlearning bad habits was a comparatively small thing for Brake to ask of himself.
Definition of unlearn in:
- The US English dictionary