unaware

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ aware

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

unaware ‎(not comparable)

  1. Not aware or informed; lacking knowledge.
    I'm unaware of the answer to that question.
    Luckily, she was unaware that I'd spent the last five years in prison.
  2. Not noticing; paying no heed; thoughtless; inattentive.
    • Jonathan Swift
      Or on the mat devoutly kneeling,
      Would lift her eyes up to the ceiling,
      And heave her bosom unaware
      For neighbouring beaux to see it bare.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (not aware or informed; lacking knowledge): clueless

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