(noun)
The practice or act of intentional and blatant avoidance, disregard or disagreement with facts, empirical evidence and well-founded arguements because they oppose or contradict your own existing personal beliefs.

This practice is most commonly found in the political or religious ideologies of "conservative" Americans.

Many times it is practiced due to laziness--people not wanting to have to do the work to rethink their opinions, the fear of the unknown, the fear of being wrong, or sometimes simply close-mindedness.

alt. form: willfully ignorant
Then Julie said, "It's not that I don't believe you, it's just not what the Bible says." God, what a willfully ignorant fucktard.
by chronosis April 21, 2005
The practice or act of intentional and blatant avoidance, disregard or disagreement with facts, empirical evidence and well-founded arguments to forward a hidden agenda.

This practice is most commonly found in the political ideologies of "Liberal" Amercian Politicians.
President Obama's clever use of willful ignorance of the truth surrounding illegal arms trade, cause him to urge the Senate to ratify a treaty of registration of legally acquired firearms even though legally acquired guns have nothing to do with the illegal arms trade.
by Privateer615 June 24, 2009

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