Pitfall vs Ignorance - What's the difference?

pitfall | ignorance |


As a noun pitfall

is a potential problem, hazard, or danger that is easily encountered but not immediately obvious.

As a proper noun ignorance is

a personification of ignorance.

pitfall

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • a potential problem, hazard, or danger that is easily encountered but not immediately obvious.
  • It's usually a simple task, but you should know the pitfalls before you attempt it yourself.
  • A type of trap consisting of a concealed hole in the ground: victims fall into the hole and are unable to escape
  • (computing) An anti-pattern.
  • Synonyms

    * : trap * : anti-pattern, dark pattern

    Derived terms

    * pitfalled

    ignorance

    Alternative forms

    * ignoraunce

    Noun

  • The condition of being uninformed or uneducated. Lack of knowledge or information.
  • Derived terms

    * ignorant * willful ignorance * ignorance is bliss

    Synonyms

    * unawareness * blindness