ill-informed


ill-informed
,ill-in`formed adjective
1. ) an ill-informed person does not have much knowledge of a particular subject
2. ) showing a lack of knowledge of a particular subject:
ill-informed comments

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • ill-informed — /il in fawrmd /, adj. lacking adequate or proper knowledge or information, as in one particular subject or in a variety of subjects: The public is ill informed of the danger. [1815 25] * * * adj 1 : not having a lot of knowledge especially about… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ill-informed — UK / US adjective 1) an ill informed person does not have much knowledge of a particular subject 2) showing a lack of knowledge of a particular subject ill informed comments …   English dictionary

  • ill-informed — /il in fawrmd /, adj. lacking adequate or proper knowledge or information, as in one particular subject or in a variety of subjects: The public is ill informed of the danger. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • ill-in|formed — «IHL ihn FRMD», adjective. 1. lacking reliable or correct information: »ill informed rumors. 2. lacking knowledge or information; ignorant: »He was astonished that people so well respected should be so ill informed (Manchester Guardian Weekly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • informed — in|formed [ınˈfo:md US o:r ] adj 1.) having a lot of knowledge or information about a particular subject or situation ▪ Informed sources said it was likely that the President would make a televised statement. well informed/ill informed ▪ I became …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • informed — adjective 1 having a lot of knowledge or information about a particular subject or situation: Informed sources have denied that the President was involved at all. 2 well informed/ill informed/badly informed knowing a lot or not knowing much about …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ill — ill1 [ ıl ] adjective ** 1. ) not healthy, because of a medical condition or an injury: He s been ill for a couple of weeks. She was too ill to travel. mentally ill patients terminally ill (=going to die because of an illness)… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ill — I UK [ɪl] / US adjective Word forms ill : adjective ill comparative worse superlative worst *** 1) not healthy, because of a medical condition or an injury. The usual American word is sick He s been ill for a couple of weeks. She was too ill to… …   English dictionary

  • ill — {{11}}ill (adj.) c.1200, morally evil (other 13c. senses were malevolent, hurtful, unfortunate, difficult ), from O.N. illr ill, bad, of unknown origin. Not related to EVIL (Cf. evil). Main modern sense of sick, unhealthy, unwell is first… …   Etymology dictionary