Definitions for unawaresˌʌn əˈwɛərz

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. unawares(Adverb)

    unexpectedly or by surprise

  2. unawares(Adverb)

    inadvertently

  3. unawares(Adverb)

    without plan or forethought

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unawares(adverb)

    without design or preparation; suddenly; without premeditation, unexpectedly

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Siddharth Astir:

    Routines catch us unawares after evolving into weaknesses!!!!

  2. Hebrews 132 Bible:

    Be not forgetful to entertain strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

  3. Seneca:

    We deliberate about the parcels of life, but not about life itself, and so we arrive all unawares at its different epochs, and have the trouble of beginning all again. And so finally it is that we do not walk as men confidently towards death, but let death come suddenly upon us.

  4. Mahabharata:

    Death comes, and makes a man his prey, A man whose powers are yet unspent; Like one on gathering flowers intent, Whose thoughts are turned another way. Begin betimes to practise good, Lest fate surprise thee unawares Amid thy round of schemes and cares; To-morrow?s task to-day conclude.*

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Always be expectant of the best, which could be success, prosperity etc. Moreover, be ready to face or bear the worst which could be failure, disappointment etc i.e. you've got to be aware that you can be surprised either positively or negatively anytime. Because, life itself is full of surprises. And so, it can surprise you even when you least expect it. All I'm saying conclusively is this, be 24/7 ready to embrace, confront or challenge anything and at anytime. For, surely every human including you can be taken unawares by anything or anybody.


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