wittingly or unwittingly

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of wittingly or unwittingly

: knowingly or unknowingly
  • Wittingly or unwittingly, she hurt my feelings again.

Word by Word Definitions

witting play wittingly
  1. : knowledge or awareness of something : cognizance

  2. : information obtained or communicated : news

  1. : cognizant or aware of something : conscious

  2. : done deliberately : intentional

unwitting play unwittingly
  1. : not knowing : unaware

  2. : not intended : inadvertent


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