Definitions for unwittingʌnˈwɪt ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•wit•tingʌnˈwɪt ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. inadvertent; unintentional; accidental.

  2. not knowing; unaware; unconscious.

Origin of unwitting:

bef. 900; ME; OE unwittende; see un -1, wit2, -ing2


Princeton's WordNet

  1. unintentional, unplanned, unwitting(adj)

    not done with purpose or intent

    "an unintended slight"; "an unintentional pun"; "the offense was unintentional"; "an unwitting mistake may be overlooked"

  2. unwitting(adj)

    not aware or knowing

    "an unwitting subject in an experiment"

  3. ignorant, unknowledgeable, unknowing, unwitting(adj)

    unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge

    "he was completely ignorant of the circumstances"; "an unknowledgeable assistant"; "his rudeness was unwitting"


  1. unwitting(Adjective)

    unaware or uninformed

  2. unwitting(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Unwitting(adj)

    not knowing; unconscious; ignorant


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