What does unwitting mean?

Definitions for unwittingʌnˈwɪt ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unwitting.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unwitting

    un-wit′ing, adj. without knowledge: ignorant.—adv. Unwitt′ingly.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwitting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unwitting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Frank Milstead:

    All of these acts are potentially lethal encounters, when you're shooting into a moving vehicle with unwitting occupants, (it could be) lethal.

  2. Michael Morell:

    In the intelligence business, we would say that President Vladimir Putin had recruited Mr. Trump as an unwitting agent of the Russian Federation.

  3. Mike Light:

    I think there was an unwitting bias that Stephanie Davis was the perpetrator, stephanie Davis was the one out having sex. ... The pimp was just collecting the money.

  4. Stephen Silverman:

    It beggars belief that this shop created a Nazi-branded drink by unwitting coincidence, it was unavoidable that this would be immensely offensive to Jewish people and anyone who lost members of their family to Nazi brutality.

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