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unlettered

uneducated; illiterate
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the rural unlettered peasantry versus literate urban dwellers.
In their unlettered arrogance, they have taken Bauchi people for granted to the point that they believe the patience of an oppressed people will last forever.
But the larger picture is more terrifying as childhood gives way to an unlettered adulthood.
"This is a breakthrough in the world of komiks, once neglected and dismissed as not achieving the level of fine art of the cultured, thus considered only to suit the taste of the unlettered," Mrs.
Her relatives, being unlettered, were unaware of the provisions of the Anatomy Act and assumed, naively, that the cost of interment would be borne, as previously, by the parish.
Committing massive fraud is their hobby and all the prominent member of his clan are illiterate and unlettered. They forge close ties with the SHO of the area by greasing his palm and then get a free hand to unleash loot and plunder spree.
Despite these marginal improvements, the total number of unlettered people has increased in absolute numbers.
Despite some marginal improvements, the total number of unlettered people has increased in absolute numbers.
Whereas the Persians have expressed themselves in philosophical treatises, Bulleh Shah's poetry is uncomplicated and accessible to the unlettered mind
It came from simple unlettered people who learned that they had the right to stand tall and that nobody can ride a back that isn't bent." - Dorothy Cotton, civil rights activist
The second is as the Prophet of the Mother (Nabiyy-ul Ummiyy), this term is often understood and translated as the unlettered prophet or the gentile prophet but Ummiyy literally means of the mother or the motherly and it refers to the fact that he received wisdom and guidance directly from the source, from the Mother, not from books or from other men.