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Unwitting Definition in Context with Images

Unwitting definition in context with images and synonyms from the book, Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student. Learn the word, unwitting, with parts of speech and in short real passages to practice reading comprehension.

/ʌnˈwɪt.ɪŋ/ (adj)

Unwitting definition

  1. without knowing about something, ignorant, unknowing, incognizant, unconscious, unaware, oblivious, unsuspecting
  2. unintentional, involuntary, accidental, inadvertent


To prevent the public authorities in the Netherlands unwittingly facilitating crime, the Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act has been introduced so that municipalities and other authorities can check the criminal records of businesses and individuals.

Source of example:


cognizant, intentional, witting, knowing, deliberate

Parts of speech

Adverb: unwittingly

Noun: unwittingness

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