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witting

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noun wit·ting \ˈwi-tən, -tiŋ\

Definition of witting

  1. 1 chiefly dialectal :  knowledge or awareness of something :  cognizance

  2. 2 chiefly dialectal :  information obtained or communicated :  news

14th Century

First Known Use of witting

14th century


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witting

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adjective wit·ting \ˈwi-tiŋ\

Definition of witting

  1. 1 :  cognizant or aware of something :  conscious <a witting participant>

  2. 2 :  done deliberately :  intentional <a witting violation>

wittingly

play \ˈwi-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of witting in a sentence

  1. <she was a witting partner; he had told her about the risk involved>

  2. <your witting assistance in helping the robber escape makes you an accessory after the fact>

Circa 1520

First Known Use of witting

circa 1520



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