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unwitting

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adjective un·wit·ting \-ˈwi-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of unwitting

  • : not aware of what is really happening

  • : not intended or planned

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unwitting

  1. 1 :  not knowing :  unaware <kept the truth from their unwitting friends>

  2. 2 :  not intended :  inadvertent <an unwitting mistake>

unwittingly

play \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of unwitting in a sentence

  1. He kept the truth from his unwitting friends.

  2. an unwitting victim of fraud



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of unwitting

before 12th century

Rhymes with unwitting

befitting, earsplitting, fee splitting, fence-sitting, formfitting, hairsplitting, hard-hitting, house-sitting, pipe fitting, resitting, sidesplitting, steam fitting, unfitting



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