Synonyms and Antonyms of unknowing
lacking in worldly wisdom or informed judgment
- Those unknowing people who think that the world is a kindly place are in for a rude awakening.
green, ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve), simple, simpleminded, uncritical, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary, unworldly, wide-eyed
callow, childish, immature, inexperienced, raw
childlike, idealistic, impractical, unrealistic
believing, credulous, gullible (also gullable), susceptible, trustful, trusting, unguarded
beguiled, duped, gulled, tricked
careless, heedless, thoughtless
critical, cynical, doubting, incredulous, skeptical, suspecting, suspicious, unconvinced
careful, cautious, guarded, leery (also leary), wary, watchful
down-to-earth, hardheaded, pragmatic (also pragmatical), realistic, sober
not informed about or aware of something
- The poor woman has been the unknowing target of some pretty vicious gossip.
clueless, ignorant, incognizant, innocent, insensible, nescient, oblivious, unacquainted, unaware, unconscious, uninformed, unmindful, unwitting