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In the first story, a giant rock is falling from the sky, barreling toward the unknowing creatures.

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It’s very hard, especially right now, not to see Baker’s hamfisted and unknowing attempts to rescue his daughter as a commentary on American incursions on foreign soil in the name of providing justice or rescue.

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It almost makes him an unknowing martyr for the anti-vax movement.

You’re a loving, kind woman and the knowing or unknowing hate and intolerance makes me wish I had died instead of having to see it because it is not you.

“Maybe we need a new category other than theism, atheism or agnosticism that takes paradox and unknowing into account,” he writes.

At the reception the unknowing DJ played “The Way You Make Me Feel,” by Michael Jackson.

The result smacks of paranoid fear-mongering inside a cloud of unknowing instead of a clear-eyed search for the truth.

Much like the Landon debacle, media coverage of Piedmont has primarily focused on the “unknowing” girls who were targeted.

Outside he could still hear the busy sounds of the street—the world was going on its way, unknowing, unheeding.

Meanwhile the Duke, all unknowing, appeared in the doorway in his appointed place.

Auersperg himself, unknowing, had provided the way and he was sending them not only in comfort but in luxury.

The man who wrote had gone away unknowing of the blackness of the tragedy he had left behind.

Never was anything so singular as the discovery of old acquaintances where I had reason to suppose myself unknowing and unknown.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unknowing, such as: blank, blind, daydreaming, deaf, unconscious, and caught napping.

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