Definition of unwitting adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ʌnˈwɪtɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈwɪtɪŋ//
[only before noun]
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not aware of what you are doing or of the situation you are involved in He became an unwitting accomplice in the crime. She was the unwitting cause of the argument. They had been made unwitting tools of the regime. Word OriginOld English unwitende ‘not knowing or realizing’ (from un- and wit ‘have knowledge’).
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