Antonyms
Etymology

1. knowingly

adverb. ['ˈnoʊɪŋli'] with full knowledge and deliberation.

Antonyms

  • unwittingly

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • knowing (English)

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Rhymes with Knowingly

  • glowingly

Sentences with knowingly


1. Verb, base form
), it is illegal for any resident to knowingly make loud and unreasonable noises that disturb another resident.

2. Adverb
Avoid any breeders who participate in dog fighting or knowingly sell dogs to those who intend to fight them.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you knowingly made false statements, and if you did so under oath, it’s perjury.

Quotes about knowingly


1. If a person holds no ambitions in this world, he suffers unknowingly. If a person holds ambitions, he suffers knowingly, but very slowly.
- Alan Lightman, Einstein's Dreams

2. I cannot encourage any fabrication even for the sake of making people feel good. If I were to fabricate consciously and knowingly, I would not only be ordaining myself their enemy, but also ordaining myself God's enemy.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

3. You may not see it now,"said the Princess of Pure Reason, looking knowingly at Milo's puzzled face, "but whatever we learn has a purpose and whatever we do affects everything and everyone else, if even in the tiniest way.
- Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

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