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illiterate
used in Lonesome Dove

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Definition
not literate (i.e., unable to read or write)

or:

uninformed in a particular field or general subject area
  • Of course two members of the firm were totally illiterate— three, if he chose to count Bolivar—and wouldn't have known Latin from Chinese.
    Chapters 7-8 (66% in)

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