Definitions for unawaresˌʌn əˈwɛərz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•a•waresˌʌn əˈwɛərz(adv.)

  1. unknowingly or inadvertently.

  2. without warning; unexpectedly:

    to find someone unawares.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unawares(adverb)

    without forethought or plan; inadvertently

    "came upon the diamond unawares"

  2. unawares(adverb)

    suddenly and unexpectedly

    "rain caught them unawares"; "sorrow comes to all, and to the young it comes with bittered agony because it takes them unawares"- A.Lincoln

  3. short, unawares(adverb)

    at a disadvantage

    "I was caught short"


  1. unawares(Adverb)

    unexpectedly or by surprise

  2. unawares(Adverb)


  3. unawares(Adverb)

    without plan or forethought

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unawares(adverb)

    without design or preparation; suddenly; without premeditation, unexpectedly


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