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unknowing

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unknowing

  1. 1 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 Synonyms of unknowing aw-shucks, dewy, dewy-eyed, green, ingenuous, innocent, naïf (or naif), primitive, simple, simpleminded, uncritical, naive, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary, unworldly, wide-eyedWords Related to unknowing callow, childish, immature, inexperienced, raw; childlike, idealistic, impractical, unrealistic; believing, credulous, gullible (also gullable), susceptible, trustful, trusting, unguarded; beguiled, duped, gulled, tricked; careless, heedless, thoughtlessNear Antonyms of unknowing 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; street-smart, streetwiseAntonyms of unknowing cosmopolitan, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise

  2. 2 not informed about or aware of something the poor woman has been the unknowing target of some pretty vicious gossip Synonyms of unknowing clueless, incognizant, innocent, insensible, nescient, oblivious, unacquainted, unaware, unconscious, uninformed, ignorant, unmindful, unwittingWords Related to unknowing uneducated, unschooled, untaught; absent, absentminded, abstracted, heedless, inattentive, inconscientNear Antonyms of unknowing au courant, hip, plugged-in, up-to-date; educated, knowledgeable, schooled, taught; heedful, observant; sensitive, sentientAntonyms of unknowing acquainted, aware, cognizant, conscious, conversant, grounded, informed, knowing, mindful, witting


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