Example sentences for: illiteracy

How can you use “illiteracy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I don't know about Canada, Australia, etc., but in the U.S. this kind of referent usage is considered a heinous illiteracy (by those who consider such matters), and those who wish to appear educated would be wise to avoid it.

  • Our culture is filled with ways to help people hide their illiteracy.

  • ' In any event, as it was being read from a script and not delivered off the cuff, I classified it as an illiteracy.

  • It implies that in a speech community where illiteracy is widespread a large part of the population has very little esteem for the only variety they speak.

  • ' The pronunciation “for-tay” is an illiteracy, scarcely attributable (as given here and in various dictionaries) to a confusion with the musical direction so pronounced because that is a loanword from Italian: those who know about musical directions are not likely to blunder that badly.


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