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ˌʌn əˈwɛərzun·awares

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unawaresadverb

    without forethought or plan; inadvertently

    "came upon the diamond unawares"

  2. unawaresadverb

    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, unawaresadverb

    at a disadvantage

    "I was caught short"

Wiktionary

  1. unawaresadverb

    unexpectedly or by surprise

  2. unawaresadverb

    inadvertently

  3. unawaresadverb

    without plan or forethought

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unawaresadverb

    without design or preparation; suddenly; without premeditation, unexpectedly

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unawares in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unawares in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of unawares in a Sentence

  1. Hebrews 132 Bible:

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

  2. Siddharth Astir:

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

  3. Ray Smith:

    It was a freak gust of wind that caught everyone unawares, it actually pulled the safety stakes out of the ground.

  4. 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.

  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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