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unawares

see definition of unawares
  • advwithout warning; suddenly
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Synonyms for unawares

adv without warning; suddenly
  • short
  • aback
  • abruptly
  • accidentally
  • by accident
  • by mistake
  • by surprise
  • carelessly
  • ignorantly
  • inadvertently
  • mistakenly
  • off guard
  • sudden
  • surprisingly
  • unconsciously
  • unexpectedly
  • unintentionally
  • unknowingly
  • unprepared
  • unready
  • unwittingly

Antonyms for unawares

  • consciously
  • knowingly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to unawares

short

adverb. abruptly
  • aback
  • by surprise
  • forthwith
  • sudden
  • suddenly
  • unanticipatedly
  • unaware
  • unawares
  • unexpectedly
  • without delay
  • without hesitation
  • without warning

unexpectedly

adverb. in an unexpected way
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.