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1. unknowing

noun. ['ənˈnoʊɪŋ'] ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs).

Synonyms

  • nescience
  • ignorance
  • ignorantness

Antonyms

  • aware
  • consciousness
  • self-consciousness
  • experience

Etymology

  • knowing (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unknowing

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Example sentences of the word unknowing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
This poor communication could lead to frustrated customers taking their feelings out on unknowing colleagues.

2. Adjective
Close the lid tightly and present the can to your unknowing target.

Quotes containing the word unknowing


1. An exercise in unknowing is not the same as not knowing or forgetting.
- Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

2. unknowing

adjective. ['ənˈnoʊɪŋ'] unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge.

Synonyms

  • ignorant
  • uninformed
  • unwitting

Antonyms

  • educated
  • enlightened
  • sophisticated
  • intended

Etymology

  • knowing (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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