Example sentences for: illiterate

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

  • Why do some people still think we should follow the ignorant ideas of mostly illiterate sheepherders who lived 2,000 or more years ago?

  • They also say that the better-educated Jewish buyers had duped illiterate peasants into selling property.

  • Illiterate mothers, mothers with less than six years of education, mothers with manual rather than white-collar work, and mothers who had breastfed earlier infants expressed a desire to sustain breastfeeding longer than their counterparts did (univariate analyses; all p-values <0.

  • It is nonsense to ask an illiterate person if he's reading a book.

  • In his response to my letter of Aug. 14, Paul Krugman is so determined to nail me as an economic illiterate that he loses sight of our original disagreements--and some of his own previous work.


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