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See un- (not), and weet, wit.


unweeting (comparative more unweeting, superlative most unweeting)

  1. Obsolete form of unwitting.
    • Arthur Golding translation of Ovid, Metamorphoses, (X, 135):
      Unweeting Cyparissus with a dart did strike this hart.
    • John Milton's 'Paradise Lost: Book X':
      Unweeting have offended
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for unweeting in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)