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synonyms for unknowing

  • blank
  • blind
  • daydreaming
  • deaf
  • unconscious
  • caught napping
  • ignorant
  • in the dark
  • inattentive
  • negligent
  • not informed
  • not knowing
  • not told
  • oblivious
  • out of it
  • out to lunch
  • unbriefed
  • uneducated
  • unenlightened
  • uninformed
  • uninstructed
  • unschooled
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antonyms for unknowing

MOST RELEVANT
  • aware
  • conscious
  • understanding
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How to use unknowing in a sentence

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.
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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.
THEY’RE WORRIED THEIR MOM IS BECOMING A CONSPIRACY THEORIST. SHE THINKS THEY’RE THE ONES LIVING IN A FANTASY WORLD.JOSE DEL REALMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Outside he could still hear the busy sounds of the street—the world was going on its way, unknowing, unheeding.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Meanwhile the Duke, all unknowing, appeared in the doorway in his appointed place.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
Auersperg himself, unknowing, had provided the way and he was sending them not only in comfort but in luxury.
THE HOSTS OF THE AIRJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
The man who wrote had gone away unknowing of the blackness of the tragedy he had left behind.
IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Never was anything so singular as the discovery of old acquaintances where I had reason to suppose myself unknowing and unknown.
DOCTOR GRIMSHAWE'S SECRETNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
Heedless, or perhaps unknowing, that his turban was awry, he walked to the edge of the parapet and looked over.
THE GREAT MOGULLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO UNKNOWING

  • backwardness
  • illiteracy
  • illiterateness
  • lack of education
  • lack of knowledge
  • nescience
  • unenlightenment
  • unknowing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.