adverb. ['ənˈwɪtɪŋli'] without knowledge or intention.
Words that Rhyme with Unwittingly
Example sentences of the word unwittingly
Researchers could unwittingly interpret the data in a way that suggests what they wish to show.
Quotes containing the word unwittingly
1. we unwittingly project onto God our own attitudes and feelings toward ourselves... But we cannot assume that He feels about us the way we feel about ourselves -- unless we love ourselves compassionately, intensely, and freely.
- Brennan Manning, Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging
2. For in spite of itself any movement that thinks and acts in terms of an ‘ism becomes so involved in reaction against other ‘isms that it is unwittingly controlled by them. For it then forms its principles by reaction against them instead of by a comprehensive, constructive survey of actual needs, problems, and possibilities.
- John Dewey
3. A guidance counselor who has made a fetish of security, or who has unwittingly surrendered his thinking to economic determinism, may steer a youth away from his dream of becoming a poet, an artist, a musician or any other of thousands of things, because it offers no security, it does not pay well, there are no vacancies, it has no "future".
- Henry M. Wriston