Definition of Illiterate:
unable to read well; lacking education
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Sentence/Example of Illiterate:
More than 90 percent of the formerly enslaved were illiterate, and education was seen as a source of power and independence, and as a tool for having control over their own lives.
The second step taken arose from the necessity of making this speech of the illiterate capable of elevated expression.
But at a period more piously illiterate, things of this shadowy nature were linked very closely to objects of a material kind.
Illiterate but romantic, she was swept off her feet at the first touch of passion, and the flattery of being recognized!
It accordingly searches out illiterate children of school age, or persons smitten with infectious disease.
The final d is also omitted by illiterate speakers; Usted is pronounced Uste, and even de becomes e. B and v are interchangeable.
This is the language of the illiterate, and it should be avoided; for vulgarisms are not reputable.
It is a real misfortune that many good words have been tarnished by the handling of the illiterate.
After this, one exhorted her to leave her opinions, and go home to her family, as she was poor and illiterate.
He bridled up at the word "illiterate," and repudiated the vile insinuation.