- (Of a person) not well educated: he appealed to an unlearned audience as well as to sympathetic scholarsMore example sentences
- Any good elder does not deal with these false curses to start with, and would never give them out to an unlearned person to cause chaos with.
- The popular elements are graphically depicted in its literal plot, which represents the level that can be grasped by the unlearned audiences.
- One time, a chassid who was a diamond merchant asked the rabbi what virtues he saw in these unlearned people.
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- ‘This herb,’ says Lyte, ‘is fondly and unlearnedly called in English Dittany.’
- If I, a rustic, shall seem to say anything unlearnedly, pardon me: I gather not knowledge from books, I gather apples.
- The Royal Arch Degree has ‘seen it in its true light; but they have corrected the error unlearnedly.’
(also unlearnt /-ˈləːnt/)
- 1Not having been learned: she found herself on the stage, lines unlearnedMore example sentences
- Studies have confirmed that the phenomenon is biological, automatic and apparently unlearned, distinct from both hallucination and metaphor.
- An unlearned spontaneity breathes life into the best pieces here.
- That this lesson has not entirely gone unlearnt is shown by the conclusions drawn by Armind Virmani of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations.
- 1.1Not needing to be learned; innate: an unlearned behaviour patternMore example sentences
- Interestingly, pyrazines can interact with visual cues in non-experienced predators to induce or enhance unlearned responses.
- The first assumption of POM / HR is that every human being is born with a source of psychological health - a natural, unlearned thinking process that is always rational, lucid, and functional.
- Although the mechanisms which permit modification of behavior are inherited, learned behavior does not emerge from, and is not an extension of, the unlearned behavior of the individual.