ignorance noun

ADJ. complete, total | remarkable | widespread | blissful

VERB + IGNORANCE betray, show I tried not to betray my ignorance. He showed a remarkable ignorance of the facts. | admit, confess, plead I had to confess my ignorance. He pleaded ignorance of any wrongdoing. | live in, remain in The sisters lived in total ignorance of each other. | keep sb in He was kept in ignorance of his true identity. | be based on These attitudes are based on ignorance and fear.

PREP. due to ~ mistakes due to ignorance | in ~ (of) She remained in blissful ignorance of these events. | through ~ Many lives are lost through ignorance. | ~ about There is still widespread ignorance about this disease.