Antonyms for educated

ineffective, unstudied, thickheaded, unmindful, unintelligent, incompetent, unenlightened, mindless, half-witted, unskillful, dilettante, ill-bred, Ungifted, unseasoned, ignorant, nonliterary, weak, innocent, unpolished, heavy-handed, unscholarly, dull, oafish, unprofessional, dim, self-educated, doltish, dilettantish, clumsy, untested, unfit, autodidactic, boneheaded, unable, amateurish, oblivious, untutored, airheaded, vernacular, rough, bubbleheaded, incapable, nonformal, primitive, crude, Chuckleheaded, dopey, unwitting, artless, insensible, unlettered, vulgar, softheaded, slow-witted, unfitted, benighted, unaware, unknowledgeable, lamebrain, unlearned, self-instructed, unschooled, ineffectual, unintellectual, soft, unskilled, incognizant, would-be, unsmart, brain dead, analphabetic, lunkheaded, thick, witless, nescient, unknowing, bonehead, uncivilized, untaught, untalented, dark, conversational, unread, uncultivated, ham-handed, untried, uninstructed, unqualified, unliterary, dense, unacquainted, inexperienced, semiliterate, illiterate, clueless, beginning, untrained, thick-witted, new, colloquial, obtuse, inexpert, uneducated, uninformed, undereducated, inept, simple, brainless, unbookish, fatuous, gormless, slow, nonprofessional, rude, amateur, nonliterate, Weak-minded, dim-witted, uncultured, lowbrow, unrefined, green, jackleg, informal, inefficient, opaque, unconscious, raw, birdbrained, ham-fisted, empty-headed, dunderheaded, dumb, dorky, vacuous, awkward.

Quotes of educated

  1. The paradox of education is precisely this- that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated – James A. Baldwin
  2. Every educated person is a future enemy. – Martin Bormann
  3. They may then be willing to cast principled votes based on an educated understanding of the public interest in the face of polls suggesting that the public itself may have quite a different understanding of where its interest lies. – James L. Buckley
  4. Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  5. We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary act of intelligently selecting our leaders. – Walter Cronkite
  6. By the end of high school I was not of course an educated man, but I knew how to try to become one. – Clifton Fadiman
  7. Women in Africa, generally a lot needs to be done for women. Women are not being educated not only in Angola but my trip to Nigeria, one point I would make over and over again was that women need to be educated too. – Mia Farrow
  8. The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution. – Maggie Gallagher
  9. An educated people can be easily governed. – Frederick The Great
  10. Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy. – Brad Henry
  11. The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. – Thomas Jefferson
  12. We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man. – Lyndon B. Johnson
  13. Socrates' fame spread all over Greece, and the most respected and educated men from all around came to him, in order to enjoy his friendly company and instruction. – Moses Mendelssohn
  14. People feel that decisions about their jobs, the way their children are educated how their church functions, and products they buy are made by someone and some place so distant that they can't find anybody to talk to that has any influence over them. – Robert Teeter
  15. My mother tells this story that when I first went to school, I thought I was going to help the teachers. I didn't realise I was going to get educated – Moon Unit Zappa

Usage examples for educated

  1. She had a good face, and she was gentle with you; but I am quite sure that she was poor and not well educated – That Little Girl of Miss Eliza’s by Jean K. Baird
  2. Tell the truth, and your father will at once send you to some school in England, where you will be educated as becomes my brother." – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  3. And you were educated at the 'Pheasantry, ' were you? – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  4. In America, they have the advantage not only of being educated but of having plenty of time, if they choose, to profit by their education in after life. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  5. He has not been at an English school, or English university, and therefore is not like other young men that you know; but he is, I think, well educated and clever. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  6. He had little patience with educated men who neglected their political duties. – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns
  7. They further reported that they had provided " young, handsome and honestly educated maids." – Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century Jamestown 350th Anniversary Historical Booklet Number 17 by Annie Lash Jester
  8. Am I never to be educated – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade
  9. I state this to be the fact with monikins, you will remember- doubtless, educated men agree much better. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  10. You remind us of the importance of sending our sons and daughters to be educated in your schools. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  11. It's the same with the Germans, though they're educated and ought to know better. – O'Flaherty V. C. by George Bernard Shaw
  12. " Perhaps he was too well educated Mr. Tembarom," said Little Ann. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. But she was a woman, an educated Indian woman upon whom society had some claim, and she had some claim upon it. – Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew by Robert McReynolds
  14. I began life poor and half- educated and you cannot imagine the difficulties I have overcome. – The Nether World by George Gissing
  15. I had been, as it were, educated with him. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  16. The parrot was lost an educated parrot that could answer forty questions, and, among other things, could take a watch and tell the time of day. – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
  17. You have educated us all. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  18. She did not wish to part with him, and yet she was anxious to make him a thoroughly well- educated man. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  19. He had been educated to observe, and he naturally saw more than others who, even if they possessed equal sensibility, had less of this special culture. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  20. He was highly educated well born, and carefully brought up. – The World For Sale, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009

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