unawaredly

adverb
un·​awar·​ed·​ly | \ -wa(a)rə̇dlē, -wer- \

Definition of unawaredly

: without warning : unexpectedly his voice became unawaredly loud— H. D. Skidmore

History and Etymology for unawaredly

obsolete English unawared, adjective, not forewarned (from English un- entry 1 + assumed obsolete English awared, past participle of assumed obsolete English aware, verb, to alert, from English aware, adjective) + English -ly

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“Unawaredly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unawaredly. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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