Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb unlearn

2 senses of unlearn

Sense 1
unlearn -- (try to forget; put out of one's memory or knowledge)
       => forget, bury -- (dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "I tried to bury these unpleasant memories")

Sense 2
unlearn -- (discard something previously learnt, like an old habit)
       => discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away -- (throw or cast away; "Put away your worries")

Antonyms of adj unlearned

3 senses of unlearned

Sense 1
unconditioned (vs. conditioned), innate, unlearned -- (not established by conditioning or learning; "an unconditioned reflex")


Sense 2
unlearned -- (not well learned)

INDIRECT (VIA unscholarly) -> scholarly -- (characteristic of scholars or scholarship; "scholarly pursuits"; "a scholarly treatise"; "a scholarly attitude")

Sense 3
ignorant, nescient, unlearned, unlettered -- (uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions")

INDIRECT (VIA uneducated) -> educated -- (possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge))

Similarity of adj unlearned

3 senses of unlearned

Sense 1
unconditioned (vs. conditioned), innate, unlearned -- (not established by conditioning or learning; "an unconditioned reflex")
       => naive -- (inexperienced)

Sense 2
unlearned -- (not well learned)
       => unscholarly (vs. scholarly) -- (not scholarly)

Sense 3
ignorant, nescient, unlearned, unlettered -- (uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication; "an ignorant man"; "nescient of contemporary literature"; "an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"; "exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions")
       => uneducated (vs. educated) -- (not having a good education)

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