ignorance etymology

English word ignorance comes from Latin -ia, Latin ignorans, and later Latin ignorantia (Ignorance.)

Detailed word origin of ignorance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ia Latin (lat) Used to form an abstract noun, usually from an adjective stem.
ignorans Latin (lat)
ignorantia Latin (lat) Ignorance.
ignorance Old French (fro) Ignorance (lacking of knowledge; lack of understanding). Something that one is ignorant of.
ignorance English (eng) The condition of being uninformed or uneducated. Lack of knowledge or information.

Words with the same origin as ignorance

Descendants of -ia
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