What does unwary mean?

Definitions for unwary
ʌnˈwɛər iun·wary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwary(adj)

    not alert to danger or deception

    "the shrieks of unwary animals taken by surprise"; "some thieves prey especially on unwary travelers"; "seduce the unwary reader into easy acquiescence"- O.J.Campbell

Wiktionary

  1. unwary(Adjective)

    Lacking caution as a result of naïveté or inexperience

  2. unwary(Adjective)

    Unprepared; not watchful

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unwary(adj)

    not vigilant against danger; not wary or cautious; unguarded; precipitate; heedless; careless

  2. Unwary(adj)

    unexpected; unforeseen; unware

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unwary

    un-wā′ri, adj. not wary or cautious (Spens.) unexpected.—adv. Unwā′rily, in an unwary or heedless manner.—n. Unwā′riness, the state of being unwary, careless, or heedless.

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How to say unwary in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of unwary in a Sentence

  1. Michael Piwowar:

    I fear that many traps for the unwary are hidden in the regulations, creating potential nightmares for small business owners that fail to place regulatory compliance at the top of their business plans. Such burdens will spook many small businesses from pursuing crowdfunding as a viable path to raising capital.

  2. Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar:

    The rules will spin a complex web of provisions and requirements for compliance. I fear that many traps for the unwary are hidden in the regulations, creating potential nightmares for small business owners that fail to place regulatory compliance at the top of their business plans, such burdens will spook many small businesses from pursuing crowdfunding as a viable path to raising capital.

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