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1. unaware

adjective. ['ˌənəˈwɛr'] (often followed by `of') not aware.

Synonyms

  • unmindful
  • asleep
  • unsuspecting
  • knowingness
  • insensible
  • unconscious
  • unwitting
  • oblivious
  • incognizant
  • consciousness
  • awareness
  • cognisance

Antonyms

  • sensible
  • awake
  • witting
  • incognizance
  • aware

Etymology

  • aware (English)
  • gewær (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Unaware

  • pitiesalpetriere
  • multimillionaire
  • euromobiliare
  • concessionaire
  • questionnaire
  • doctrinaire
  • trosclair
  • st_pierre
  • stpierre
  • st_claire
  • st_clair
  • stclair
  • montclair
  • millionaire
  • microware
  • maxicare
  • laterriere
  • larosiere
  • icelandair
  • frontiere
  • foursquare
  • disrepair
  • buenos-aires
  • billionaire
  • almaguer
  • whitehair
  • solitaire
  • sinclair
  • praxair
  • nationair

How do you pronounce unaware?

Pronounce unaware as ˌənəˈwɛr.

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Sentences with unaware


1. Adjective
More than half of those who save report being unaware of the interest rate their savings accounts are paid.

Quotes about unaware


1. I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.
- G.K. Chesterton

2. Once upon a time, I dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of my happiness as a butterfly, unaware that I was myself. Soon I awaked, and there I was, veritably myself again. Now I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly, dreaming I am a man.
- Zhuangzi, The Butterfly as Companion: Meditations on the First Three Chapters of the Chuang-Tzu

3. Everybody gets told to write about what they know. The trouble with many of us is that at the earlier stages of life we think we know everything- or to put it more usefully, we are often unaware of the scope and structure of our ignorance.
- Thomas Pynchon, Slow Learner: Early Stories

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