A number of the interpretations are fairly literal, which suggests the perspective of an unlettered audience.
At the tea break I asked the prosecutor whether he could not but admire the fluency with which an apparently unlettered man was conducting his own defence.
They of course demeaned themselves by demonstrating on the lawn outside the council room like a mob of unlettered students.
He's an unlettered , un-bookish ignoramus, remember?
But on the whole, this is a great book to give to your colleagues in the humanities who think that anyone who does mathematics must be an unlettered philistine.
He was just as interested in its corrosive effect on those who claimed to bring civilization to the unlettered heathen.
It seems common to consider the MFDP as a group of uneducated farmers or unlettered peasants, yet it was this party and these people who put their lives on the line in one of the most courageous acts of African political expression.
Those confronting the Raj here were poor, unlettered peasants.
He was handsome, unlettered , and an excellent horseman.
A red-haired Cuban refugee used to take offense at nearly everything I uttered, finding me unrefined, unlettered , vulgar, and a bore.