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ill-informed  (ˌɪlɪnˈfɔːmd) 



  1. not having adequate information or knowledge about a situation or subject   ⇒ people who are ill-informed and not in possession of the full facts,   ⇒ The information was inaccurate, based on speculation, and from ill-informed sources.,   ⇒ Most people today are relatively ill-informed about basic science
  2. resulting from inadequate knowledge about a situation or subject   ⇒ The accusations are ill-informed and quite simply wrong.,   ⇒ a subject that still provokes outraged incomprehension and divisive, ill-informed debate,   ⇒ This leads to ill informed speculation.,   ⇒ There has been much ill-informed speculation that I am about to resign.,   ⇒ The debate reveals the extent of deep-seated, ill-informed prejudice.

Example Sentences Including 'ill-informed'

They are the gossip of the ignorant and ill-informed - `I looked at Traveller with a new surmise.
Baxter, Stephen Anti-Ice
Sacrificed in order to save the reputations of a few cowardly bureaucrats from a little ill-informed criticism.
Dobbs, Michael The Touch of Innocents


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