IGNORANCE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of ignorance
Definition:
n. lack of knowledge or education
Example:
Do you think that her ignorance is a reasonable argument for this failure?
Sentence in Classic:
Old Turner lived for seven months after our interview, but he is now dead; and there is every prospect that the son and daughter may come to live happily together in ignorance of the black cloud which rests upon their past.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And remembering that when they met he had corrected the young man about something he had said that betrayed ignorance, Sergey Ivanovitch found the clue to explain the article.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The habits of the military class are the absence of freedom, that is, discipline, idleness, ignorance, cruelty, debauchery, and drunkenness.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Wealth and poverty, fame and obscurity, power and subordination, strength and weakness, health and disease, culture and ignorance, work and leisure, repletion and hunger, virtue and vice, are only greater or lesser degrees of freedom.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
You shewed great ignorance in thinking that it was necessary to climb up to the balcony, because ours is the only private house that has two rows of windows.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
A word of encouragement and explanation, of pity for my childish ignorance, of welcome home, of reassurance to me that it was home, might have made me dutiful to him in my heart henceforth, instead of in my hypocritical outside, and might have made me respect instead of hate him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
But that he was not to be, without ignorance or prejudice, mistaken for a gentleman, my father most strongly asseverates; because it is a principle of his that no man who was not a true gentleman at heart ever was, since the world began, a true gentleman in manner.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The wretched ignorance with which Jupe clung to this consolation, rejecting the superior comfort of knowing, on a sound arithmetical basis, that her father was an unnatural vagabond, filled Mr.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
For if these erred of set purpose, they chastised them with gentleness; while if they erred through ignorance, so far from punishing, they even honoured and rewarded them.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The foolhardiness or ignorance of her officers was a prolific theme for comment whilst she remained in sight, and efforts were made to signal her to reduce sail in face of her danger.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Hardly any of his acquaintances cared for Americana, or knew anything about them; and the consciousness of this ignorance threw Mr.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context