[ʌnɪn'laɪt(ə)nd;-en-] or [,ʌnɪn'laɪtnd]
(adj.) not enlightened; ignorant; 'the devices by which unenlightened men preserved the unjust social order' .
a. Ignorant, UNEDUCATED.
adj. not enlightened.
- There was something of the stupidity and the unenlightened self-esteem of a horse in it. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened:--Behold! 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Will it be permitted me to adduce, on this occasion, an instance of the like honour in a poor, unenlightened African negro. 本杰明·富兰克林. 富兰克林自传.
- The mulatto woman was a member of the Methodist church, and had an unenlightened but very sincere spirit of piety. 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.