unknowing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ knowing.

Adjective[edit]

unknowing (comparative more unknowing, superlative most unknowing)

  1. Without knowing; ignorant.
  2. (obsolete) Unknown, unbeknownst (to someone).
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Luke II:
      And when they had fulfilled the dayes, as they returned home, the chylde Jesus boode styll in hierusalem, vnknowinge to his father and mother.