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Definition of "untaught" []

  • Not instructed; ignorant. (adjective)
  • Not acquired by instruction; natural. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "untaught" in a sentence
  • "But Eleanor would fain believe that the lie which Solomon discovered to be "continually on the lips of the untaught" is not on the lips of those who "'know better" at all."
  • "As long as we accept that racism isn't inherent, but that it is something that is taught, then we must acknowledge that it can be 'untaught'."
  • "Lautner says that Rembrandt was "untaught," and Donnelly said the same of Shakespeare, and each critic gives this as a reason why the man could not have done a sublime performance."