witting
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. chiefly dialect knowledge or awareness of something ; cognizance 2. chiefly dialect information obtained or communicated ; news II. adjective Date: circa 1520 1. cognizant or aware of something ; conscious <
a witting participant
>
2. done deliberately ; intentional <
a witting violation
>
wittingly adverb

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  • Witting — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alexander Witting (1861–1946), deutscher Mathematiker Amy Witting (1918–2001), australischer Dichter Carl Witting (1823 1907), deutscher Komponist und Musikdirektor Clifford Witting (1907–1968), englischer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Witting — is a popular Germanic surname*Amy Witting Australian novelist and poet *Richard Witting Prussian politician and financier *Rolf Witting Minister of Foreign Affairs (Finland) 1940 1943 …   Wikipedia

  • witting — aware, mid 14c. (wittingly), from WIT (Cf. wit) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • witting — [wit′iŋ] adj. [ME wytting < witen: see WIT2] done knowingly; deliberate; intentional wittingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • Witting — 1. Herkunftsname zu den Ortsnamen Witting (Bayern), Wittingen (Niedersachsen, Ostpreußen). 2. Patronymische Bildung auf ing zu Witt (2.). Vgl. die Belege Albertus de [von] Witinge (Lüneburg a. 1285), dictus [genannt] Witting (Goslar a. 1300/40) …   Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

  • Witting — Wit Wit (w[i^]t), v. t. & i. [inf. (To) {Wit}; pres. sing. {Wot}; pl. {Wite}; imp. {Wist(e)}; p. p. {Wist}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wit(t)ing}. See the Note below.] [OE. witen, pres. ich wot, wat, I know (wot), imp. wiste, AS. witan, pres. w[=a]t, imp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • witting — wittingly, adv. /wit ing/, adj. 1. knowing; aware; conscious. n. 2. North Eng. knowledge. [1250 1300; ME witing. See WIT2, ING2, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • witting — adjective /ˈwɪtɪŋ/ aware, knowledgable Ant: unwitting …   Wiktionary

  • witting — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Done or said on purpose: deliberate, intended, intentional, purposeful, voluntary, willful. See PURPOSE …   English dictionary for students

  • witting — n. knowledge; news (British) adj. knowing, aware; deliberate …   English contemporary dictionary

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