unawareness


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un·a·ware

 (ŭn′ə-wâr′)
adj.
Not aware or cognizant.
adv.
Unawares.

un′a·ware′ly adv.
un′a·ware′ness n.
Usage Note: Unaware, followed by a prepositional phrase with of (expressed or implied), is the usual adjectival form modifying a noun or pronoun or following a linking verb: Unaware of the difficulty, I went ahead. She plunged into a dangerous situation wholly unaware. He was unaware of my presence. Unawares is the usual adverbial form: The rain caught them unawares (without warning). They came upon it unawares (without design or plan).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unawareness - unconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attentionunawareness - unconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attention
forgetfulness - unawareness caused by neglectful or heedless failure to remember; "his forgetfulness increased as he grew older"
unselfconsciousness - the quality of being not self-conscious; unawareness of yourself or of others' views of yourself; "he had the unselfconsciousness of a child"
unconsciousness - a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment

unawareness

noun
The condition of being uninformed or unaware:
Translations

unawareness

[ˈʌnəˈwɛənɪs] Ninconsciencia f (of de)
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At first Archer had fancied that this detachment was the disguise of an inward tremor; but her clear eyes revealed only the most tranquil unawareness.
Perhaps that faculty of unawareness was what gave her eyes their transparency, and her face the look of representing a type rather than a person; as if she might have been chosen to pose for a Civic Virtue or a Greek goddess.
And at such times Dag Daughtry, below on the for'ard deck, feigning unawareness as he went about his work, would steal side-glances up at the bridge where the captain and his passengers stared down on him, and his breast would swell pridefully, because he knew that the captain was saying: "See him
In present era, unawareness of the true teachings of Islamic values was portraying the bad image of Islam.
However, Foreign Ministry of Nepal expressed unawareness about the visit.
Statements from Chinese officials that added to the authenticity of the talks have now been denied by a senator representing Balochistan, who expressed his unawareness about any such developments.
Regarding country justice system, he said that Chief Justice of country was strictly following the justice and we should accept his statement regarding unawareness of Hudaibiya Paper Mills case.
Regarding country justice system, he said that Chief Justice was strictly following the justice and we should accept his statement regarding unawareness of Hudaibiya Paper Mills case.
It would also benefit type 1 patients at high risk for acute complications, such as hypoglycemia unawareness, extreme glycemic lability, and/or severe hypoglycemic episodes.
The PEC-Direct product candidate delivers the pancreatic progenitor cells in a non-immunoprotective device and is being developed for type 1 diabetes patients who have hypoglycemia unawareness, extreme glycemic lability, and/or recurrent severe hypoglycemic episodes.
The PEC-Direct product candidate delivers the pancreatic progenitor cells in a nonimmunoprotective device and is being developed for type 1 diabetes patients who have hypoglycemia unawareness, extreme glycemic lability, and/or recurrent severe hypoglycemic episodes.
The scale consists of 20 items loading onto three factors: Unawareness of Racial Privilege, Unawareness of Institutional Discrimination, and Unawareness of Blatant Racial Issues.