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Context MattersPlay
Use 'ignorant of' when someone lacks knowledge about a specific subject or fact. SlideShe remained ignorant of her legal rights.
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Sensitive UsagePlay
'Ignorant' can sound critical; use carefully to avoid offending someone. SlideHe didn't intend to be ignorant of local customs; he was just new.
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Collocations UsagePlay
Combine 'ignorant' with 'about' to discuss a broad lack of knowledge on a topic. SlideThey are ignorant about the effects of climate change.