Examples of unknowing in a Sentence
those unknowing people who think that the world is a kindly place are in for a rude awakening
the poor woman has been the unknowing target of some pretty vicious gossip
Recent Examples of unknowing from the Web
A few Spartans put up videos on social media after wrapping up their final practice Thursday of them dancing and celebrating, both in the locker room and — as Gerald Holmes posted — on the field, right behind an unknowing Mark Dantonio.
Sarah Gadon stars as Grace Marks, who in 1843 was convicted of double homicide — although debate has lasted over whether or not Marks actually played a role in the murders or was just an unknowing witness.
More than a few unknowing folks on social media read the more revolutionary passages as yet another assault on President Trump from the liberal media.
Like how Ana is an unknowing virgin who’s whisked into a life of BDSM with a handsome, extremely screwed up billionaire?
So how did the client, originally from Nebraska, become the unknowing owner of such valuable pieces?
Even as one strives for high achievement, there are some dimensions of daily life that require equilibrium, the acceptance of dark and light, knowledge and unknowing, give and take.
Testimony is under way Tuesday (March 21) in the trial of Dr. Alireza Sadeghi, accused of four counts of video voyeurism against unknowing patients.
A policyholder may never have told them, or the money is designated to an unknowing institution like a church or charity.
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First Known Use of unknowing
Synonymsaw-shucks, dewy, dewy-eyed, green, ingenuous, innocent, naïf (or naif), primitive, simple, simpleminded, uncritical, naive, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary, unworldly, wide-eyed
Antonymscosmopolitan, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise
Related Wordscallow, childish, immature, inexperienced, raw; childlike, idealistic, impractical, unrealistic; believing, credulous, gullible (also gullable), susceptible, trustful, trusting, unguarded; beguiled, duped, gulled, tricked; careless, heedless, thoughtless
Near Antonymscritical, cynical, doubting, incredulous, skeptical, suspecting, suspicious, unconvinced; careful, cautious, guarded, leery (also leary), wary, watchful; down-to-earth, hardheaded, pragmatic (also pragmatical), realistic, sober; street-smart, streetwise
First Known Use of unknowing
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