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Definition of Illiterate

Illiterate

  1. Ignorant of letters or books; unlettered; uninstructed; uneducated; as, an illiterate man, or people.

Illiterate Quotations

All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.
Roger Bacon

The problem is not scientifically illiterate kids; it is scientifically illiterate adults. Kids are born curious about the natural world. They are always turning over rocks, jumping with two feet into mud puddles and playing with the tablecloth and fine china.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
Alvin Toffler

You can't have people making decisions about the future of the world who are scientifically illiterate. That's a recipe for disaster. And I don't mean just whether a politician is scientifically literate, but people who vote politicians into office.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

There is nothing I fear more than waking up without a program that will help me bring a little happiness to those with no resources, those who are poor, illiterate, and ridden with terminal disease.
Nelson Mandela
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Illiterate Translations

illiterate in Dutch is ongeletterd, analfabetisch
illiterate in French is inculte
illiterate in German is Analphabet {m}
illiterate in Italian is incolto
illiterate in Norwegian is analfabet
illiterate in Spanish is barbaro, analfabeto
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