What is the opposite of enlightenment?

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Opposite of an act of enlightening, or the state of being enlightened or instructed
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Opposite of a refined understanding or appreciation of culture
“There is a degree of philistinism in regarding books as only having worth if they are old and valuable.”
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Opposite of a statement or account that makes something clear
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Opposite of a state of consciousness or knowledge of something
“It has a reckless disregard for accuracy, coupled with breathtaking ignorance.”
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Opposite of knowledge acquired through study, experience, or being taught
“It is ok to admit ignorance as long as you are willing to seek the truth.”
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Opposite of a person's intellectual understanding of a particular subject
“It has a reckless disregard for accuracy, coupled with breathtaking ignorance.”
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Opposite of buddhist principles
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Opposite of an often imaginary place or state of utter perfection and happiness
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Opposite of subtle appreciation in matters of taste
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Opposite of a feeling of disappointment, akin to depression, arising from the realization that something is not what it was expected or believed to be, possibly accompanied by philosophical angst from having one's beliefs challenged
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Opposite of guidance offered with regard to prudent future action
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