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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

Full Definition of unwitting

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

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

un·wit·ting·ly play \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of unwitting

  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



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