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unwary

un·war·y

unwary

 
pronunciation:
uhn we ri
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: unwarier, unwariest
definition: unmindful of potential harm or deception; not cautious.
Misleading ads have tricked many unwary consumers.The cat easily captured its unwary prey.
antonyms:
wary
similar words:
off guard
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derivations: unwarily (adv.), unwariness (n.)