/un ej"oo kay'tid, -ed"yoo-/, adj.
not educated.
[1580-90; UN-1 + EDUCATED]
Syn. untutored, unschooled, untaught, uninstructed, unenlightened, uninformed, uncultivated. See ignorant.

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