without forethought or plan; inadvertently
"came upon the diamond unawares"
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
at a disadvantage
"I was caught short"
unexpectedly or by surprise
without plan or forethought
without design or preparation; suddenly; without premeditation, unexpectedly
The numerical value of unawares in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of unawares in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Routines catch us unawares after evolving into weaknesses!!!!
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
It was a freak gust of wind that caught everyone unawares, it actually pulled the safety stakes out of the ground.
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.
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.*
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