unwittingly
adverb see unwitting

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unwittingly — index unknowingly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unwittingly — adverb /ʌnˈwɪtɪŋli/ In an unwitting manner; inadvertently, unintentionally, unknowingly. She realised to her horror that she had unwittingly helped those people she most despised …   Wiktionary

  • unwittingly — adv. Unwittingly is used with these verbs: ↑contribute, ↑encourage, ↑help, ↑reinforce, ↑stumble …   Collocations dictionary

  • unwittingly — un|wit|ting|ly [ʌnˈwıtıŋli] adv [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: wit to know (11 20 centuries), from Old English witan] in a way that shows you do not know or realize something ▪ Friedmann had unwittingly broken the law. >unwitting adj [only before… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unwittingly — un|wit|ting|ly [ ʌn wıtıŋli ] adverb in a way that is not conscious or deliberate: Many parents unwittingly place their children in danger by not making sure they wear seat belts …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unwittingly — adverb in a way that shows you do not know or realize something: Friedmann had unwittingly stumbled upon a vital piece of evidence. unwitting adjective (only before noun): an unwitting accomplice …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unwittingly — UK [ʌnˈwɪtɪŋlɪ] / US adverb in a way that is not conscious or deliberate Many parents unwittingly place their children in danger by not making sure they wear seat belts …   English dictionary

  • unwittingly — unwitting ► ADJECTIVE 1) not aware of the full facts. 2) unintentional. DERIVATIVES unwittingly adverb. ORIGIN Old English, «not knowing or realizing» …   English terms dictionary

  • unwittingly — adverb without knowledge or intention (Freq. 2) he unwittingly deleted the references • Syn: ↑inadvertently, ↑unknowingly • Ant: ↑advertently (for: ↑inadvertently) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unwittingly — Unwitting Un*wit ting, a. Not knowing; unconscious; ignorant. {Un*wit ting*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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