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unknowing

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adjective un·know·ing \ˌən-ˈnō-iŋ\

Definition of unknowing

  1. :  not knowing

unknowingly

play \ˌən-ˈnō-iŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of unknowing in a Sentence

  1. those unknowing people who think that the world is a kindly place are in for a rude awakening

  2. the poor woman has been the unknowing target of some pretty vicious gossip

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First Known Use of unknowing

14th century


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unknowing

noun un·know·ing

Definition of unknowing

First Known Use of unknowing

14th century


UNKNOWING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of unknowing for English Language Learners

  • : not aware of what is really happening



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