Definitions for unwittingly
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
unwittingly, inadvertently, unknowingly(adverb)
without knowledge or intention
"he unwittingly deleted the references"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
without realizing you are doing sth wrong
countries that unwittingly allow terrorists across their borders
In an unwitting manner; inadvertently, unintentionally, unknowingly.
She realised to her horror that she had unwittingly helped those people she most despised.
Origin: From unwitting.