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unaware

un·a·ware

unaware

 
pronunciation:
uhn weIr
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: not aware or realizing.
They walked on, completely unaware of the danger.I was unaware of the power struggles at the office.
antonyms:
aware, conscious
similar words:
blind, ignorant, oblivious, unconscious
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part of speech: adverb
definition: unexpectedly or by surprise; unawares.
Her criticism took me unaware, and I could not respond.
derivation: unawareness (n.)