unwitting

Part of speech: adverb

Unwittingly.

Part of speech: adjective

Having no knowledge of the thing in question.

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Usage examples "unwitting":

  1. Rousseau entrusted the whole matter to him and to Madame de Luxembourg, being confident that, in acting through persons of such authority and position, he should be protected against any unwitting illegality. - "Rousseau Volumes I. and II.", John Morley.
  2. She and Phoebe were both enacting the oldest woman's part in the world- that of being left behind to wait; and it was two very unwitting youths who left them. - "Secret Bread", F. Tennyson Jesse.
  3. So wailed the wife of Gunnar, as she fled through the summer night, And unwitting around she wandered, till again in the dawning light She stood by the Burg of the Niblungs, and the dwelling of her lord. - "The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs", William Morris.