unwitting

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adjective un·wit·ting \ˌən-ˈwi-tiŋ\

Definition of unwitting

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

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

unwittingly

play \ˌən-ˈwi-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of unwitting in a sentence

  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


UNWITTING Defined for English Language Learners

unwitting

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adjective un·wit·ting \ˌən-ˈwi-tiŋ\

Definition of unwitting for English Language Learners

  • : not aware of what is really happening

  • : not intended or planned



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