Definition Of illiteracy
the inability to read or write.
the ineffective educational system meant that illiteracy was widespread
Example Of illiteracy
Illiteracy rates among year three students were cut in half.
Adult illiteracy fell from 37 percent in 1978 to less than 17 percent in 1999.
Even in Managua, the Nicaraguan capital, the illiteracy rate is very high.
Functional illiteracy is considered anything less than a seventh-grade reading level.
His illiteracy means that he didn't read the warnings on his medication, leading to a dangerous reaction.