What does the word ignorance mean?

Usage examples for ignorance

  1. But if you burn or cut yourself, through ignorance, that doesn't make the pain any the less." – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  2. " No." " Very well, I am too much your friend to leave you in ignorance. – Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
  3. People who talk about fixed games, especially in the World's Series, show up their ignorance. – Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager by Burt L. Standish