Definitions for unwittingʌnˈwɪt ɪŋ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
inadvertent; unintentional; accidental.
not knowing; unaware; unconscious.
Origin of unwitting:
bef. 900; ME; OE unwittende; see un -1, wit2, -ing2
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"
not aware or knowing
"an unwitting subject in an experiment"
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"
unaware or uninformed
not knowing; unconscious; ignorant