addle, addlebrained, addled, addleheaded, addlepated, adrift, afloat, alternating, amorphous, apish, asinine, babbling, ball up, batty, beery, befooled, befuddle, befuddled, beguiled, bemused, besotted, bewilder, bewildered, blear-witted, blind drunk, brainless, buffoonish, capricious, cause vertigo, changeable, changeful, cockeyed, confounded, confused, crapulent, crapulous, crazy, credulous, daffy, daft, dazed, dazzled, delirious, desultory, deviable, distracted, doting, drenched, drunk, drunken, dumb, eccentric, empty-headed, erratic, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, faint, far-gone, fast and loose, fatuitous, fatuous, featherbrained, featherheaded, fickle, fitful, flaky, flickering, flighty, flitting, fluctuating, fluster, flustered, fluttery, foggy, fond, fool, foolheaded, foolish, fou, freakish, frivolous, fuddle, fuddlebrained, fuddled, full, futile, gaga, gay, giddy, giddy-brained, giddy-headed, giddy-pated, giddy-witted, glorious, goofy, gulled, happy, harebrain, harebrained, idiotic, imbecile, immoderate, impetuous, impulsive, in liquor, inane, incoherent, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, inebriate, inebriated, inebrious, inept, infatuated, infirm, inordinate, insane, intoxicate, intoxicated, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, jolly, kooky, light, light-headed, lightheaded, loony, mad, maudlin, mazy, mellow, mercurial, merry, mix up, moody, moronic, muddle, muddled, muddleheaded, muddybrained, muzzy, nappy, nutty, off, puzzled, puzzleheaded, rambling, ranting, rattlebrained, rattleheaded, rattlepated, raving, reeling, restless, roving, sappy, scatterbrained, scramblebrained, screwy, senseless, sentimental, shapeless, shatterbrained, shifting, shifty, shikker, shuffling, silly, skittish, sodden, sotted, spasmodic, spineless, stupid, swimming, swirl the senses, thoughtless, throw off, tiddly, tipsy, tottering, towering, turned around, unaccountable, uncertain, unconscionable, uncontrolled, undependable, under the influence, undisciplined, undue, unfixed, unmeasurable, unpredictable, unreliable, unrestrained, unsettled, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, vacillating, vagrant, variable, vertiginous, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volatile, wacky, wandering, wanton, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, wet, whimsical, whirl the mind, whirling, wishy-washy, witless, woozy
inattention, inconsideration, inconsiderateness, oversight, inadvertence, inadvertency, nonobservance, disregard, supineness, etourderie, want of thought, heedlessness, insouciance, abstraction, absence of mind, absorption of mind, preoccupation, distraction, reverie, brown study, deep musing, fit of abstraction, inattentive, unobservant, unmindful, heedless, unthinking, unheeding, undiscerning, inadvertent, mindless, regardless, respectless, listless, blind, deaf, bird-witted, hand over head, cursory, percursory, giddy-brained, scatter-brained, hare-brained, unreflective, unreflecting, ecervele, offhand, dizzy
, muzzy, brainsick, giddy, giddy as a goose, wild, harum-scarum, rantipole, highflying, heedless, careless, inconsiderate, thoughtless, absent, abstracted, distrait, absentminded, lost, lost in thought, wrapped in thought, rapt, in the clouds, bemused, dreaming on other things, musing on other things, preoccupied, engrossed, daydreaming, in a reverie, off one's guard, napping, dreamy, caught napping, disconcerted, distracted, put out, inattentively, inadvertently, absent-mindedly, per incuriam, sub silentio, Int, stand at ease, stand easy!, the attention wanders, one's wits gone a woolgathering, one's wits gone a bird's nesting, it never entered into one's head, the mind running on other things, one's thoughts being elsewhere, had it been a bear it would have bitten you.
ignorance, nescience, tabula rasa, crass ignorance, ignorance crasse, unfamiliarity, unacquaintance, unconsciousness, darkness, blindness, incomprehension, inexperience, simplicity, unknown quantities, x, y, z, sealed book, terra incognita, virgin soil, unexplored ground, dark ages, smattering, sciolism, glimmering, dilettantism, bewilderment, incapacity, pedantry, charlatanry, charlatism, Philister, Philistine, ignorant, nescient, unknowing, unaware, unacquainted, unapprised, unapprized, unwitting, unweeting, unconscious, witless, weetless, a stranger to, unconversant, uninformed, uncultivated, unversed, uninstructed, untaught, uninitiated, untutored, unschooled, misguided, unenlightened, Philistine, behind the age, shallow, superficial, green, rude, empty, half-learned, illiterate, unread, uninformed, uneducated, unlearned, unlettered, unbookish, empty-headed, dizzy
, wooly-headed, pedantic, in the dark, benighted, belated, blinded, blindfolded, hoodwinked, misinformed, au bout de son latin, at the end of his tether, at fault, at sea, caught tripping, unknown, unapprehended, unexplained, unascertained, uninvestigated, unexplored, unheard of, not perceived, concealed, novel, ignorantly, unawares, for anything, for aught one knows, not that one knows, Int, God knows, Heaven knows, the Lord knows, who knows, nobody knows, ignorance never settles a question, quantum animis erroris inest!, small Latin and less Greek, that unlettered small-knowing soul, there is no darkness but ignorance.