Ignorance vs Unknowing - What's the difference?

ignorance | unknowing |


As a proper noun ignorance

is a personification of ignorance.

As an adjective unknowing is

without knowing; ignorant.

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

    unknowing

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Without knowing; ignorant.
  • (obsolete) Unknown, unbeknownst ((to) someone).
  • *1526 , William Tyndale, trans. Bible , Luke II:
  • *:And when they had fulfilled the dayes, as they returned home, the chylde Jesus boode styll in hierusalem, vnknowinge to his father and mother.