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ignoro, ignōro, āvi, ātum, 1 (old form of inf. pres. pass. ignorarier, Ter. Phorm. 5, 7, 38), v. a. and n. ignarus, not to know (a person or thing), to have no knowledge of, to be unacquainted with, to be ignorant of, to mistake, misunderstand (a person or thing—class.; cf. nescio).—Constr. with acc., with acc. and inf., or rel. clause, with de, quin, or absol. With acc.: siquidem istius regis (Anci) matrem habemus, ignoramus patrem, Cic. Rep. 2, 18: erras si id credis et me ignoras, Clinia, do not know me, mistake me, Ter. Heaut. 1, 1, 52: isti te ignorabant, id. Eun. 5, 8, 59; cf.: qui illum ignorabant, Cic. Ac. 2, 2, 4: et illum et me vehementer ignoras, id. Rab. Post. 12, 33; Just. 13, 2, 11; Liv. 26, 12: cum exercitu tirone, ignoto adhuc duci suo ignorantique ducem, id. 21, 43, 14; cf. § 18: illi iniqui jus ignorant, Plaut. Am. prol. 37: si haec ignoremus, multa nobis et magna ignoranda sint, Cic. Rep. 1, 13: istam voluptatem Epicurus ignorat? id. Fin. 2, 3, 7: quod tu quidem minime omnium ignoras, id. Or. 68, 227: ignoro causam (belli), detestor exitum, id. Phil. 8, 2, 7 fin.: Juppiter, ignoro pristina furta tua, Prop. 2, 2, 4: motus astrorum, Juv. 3, 43.—In pass., not to be known or recognized: ignoratur parens, Ter. Phorm. 2, 3, 10: fugitive, etiam nunc credis, te ignorarier? id. ib. 5, 7, 38: sciscitantes quisnam esset, nam ignorabatur, Suet. Vit. 17: ignoratus Romanos palantes repente aggreditur, unknown, undiscovered, Sall. J. 54, 9; cf.: servili habitu per tenebras ignoratus evasit, Tac. H. 4, 36; 3, 23; 74: haec omnia ignorari possunt, Quint. 3, 5, 6; Ov. Tr. 1, 5, 18: Archimedis ignoratum a Syracusanis indagavi sepulcrum, Cic. Tusc. 5, 23, 64: Cn. Octavii eloquentia, quae fuerat ante consulatum ignorata, id. Brut. 47, 176: aut ignoratae premit artis crimine turpi, Hor. A. P. 262.

Hence, to be changed, disguised: pallam illam ad phrygionem ut referas, ut reconcinnetur.... Men. Hercle; eādem ea ignorabitur, ne uxor cognoscat te habere, Plaut. Men. 2, 3, 74: non esse eam dices faxo: ita ignorabitur, id. ib. 3, 2, 3.

With acc. and inf.: quis ignorabat, Q. Pompeium fecisse foedus, eādem in causā esse Mancinum? Cic. Rep. 3, 18; Quint. prooem. § 1: neque ignoro, toto illo tempore vix tantum effici, quantum, etc., id. 1, 1, 17; 2, 4, 38; 3, 6, 78; cf.: neque illud ignoro, in iisdem fere esse et ornatum, id. 8, 6, 3.

With rel. or interrog.-clause: cum id quam vere fiat ignores, Cic. Lael. 26, 97: ignorante rege, uter eorum esset Orestes, id. ib. 7, 24: ipsa vero sapientia, si se ignorabit, sapientia sit necne, etc., id. Ac. 2, 8, 24: non ignoro, quanti ejus nomen putetis, id. N. D. 3, 31, 78: non ignorans, quanta ex dissensionibus incommoda oriri consuessent, Caes. B. G. 7, 33, 1: quid optandum foret ignorasse, Juv. 10, 103.—* With de: ignorat etiam de filio, Cic. Att. 8, 14, 3.—( ε ) With quin: quis ignorat quin, etc., Cic. Fl. 27, 64; Quint. 12, 7, 8; Sulp. Sev. Dial. 1, 3, 8. —( ζ ) Absol.: an vero vos soli ignoratis? vos hospites in hac urbe versamini, Cic. Mil. 12, 33; Quint. 9, 4, 119: cur ego, si nequeo ignoroque, poëta salutor? Hor. A. P. 87: ita nunc ignorans suo sibi servit patri, Plaut. Capt. prol. 50.—( η ) With inf. (very rare): laetitiae causas ignorat dicere miles, Laetaturque tamen, Claud. Nupt. Hon. 186.

To take no notice of, pay no attention to, ignore, disregard (rare): mille modis amor ignorandust, Plaut. Trin. 2, 1, 30: quorum ego nec benevolentiam erga me ignorare, nec auctoritatem aspernare debeam, Cic. Rosc. Am. 1, 4: haec tamen ignorat quid sidus triste minetur Saturni, Juv. 6, 569.—Hence, ignōrans, antis, P. a., not knowing, unaware, ignorant of a thing (very rare): ille, eventus belli non ignorans, Caes. B. G. 6, 42, 1.—Adv.: ignō-ranter, ignorantly: ignoranter vel simpliciter non faciunt, quod, etc., Cypr. Ep. 63.