unwitting


un·wit·ting

adjective \-ˈwi-tiŋ\

: not aware of what is really happening

: not intended or planned

Full Definition of UNWITTING

1
:  not knowing :  unaware <kept the truth from their unwitting friends>
2
:  not intended :  inadvertent <an unwitting mistake>
un·wit·ting·ly \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of UNWITTING

  1. He kept the truth from his unwitting friends.
  2. an unwitting victim of fraud

First Known Use of UNWITTING

before 12th century

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