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
Focusing on the latter set of findings, the analysts suggest that the inadequacy of screening may be due to providers' unawareness of the county's syphilis problem or of screening recommendations and requirements.
It gets more complicated as we grow older--especially if we have been making music in a state of total unawareness (which, I believe, is sometimes the case).
Focusing on the practical implications, we review the endocrinological principles underlying normal glucose homeostasis and the defects in regulation and counterregulation, including hypoglycemia unawareness, that occur with diabetes.
Another concern is hypoglycemia unawareness, which could be exacerbated by intensive insulin therapy during pregnancy.
Directly confronting the American public's notorious unawareness of long-term care financing realities, CMS has mounted a five-state, multimedia information campaign.
Feedback showed that common issues such as library anxiety and unawareness of the wealth of library resources were being remedied.
Even more surprising is the author's unawareness that south of the Rio Grande in 1492 was a great imperial entity, centered around Tenochtitlan.
They are symptoms--of poor air quality, of aging housing, of inadequate health care, of poverty and of unawareness, even among the most loving parents.
was hampered in her project by an apparent lack of facility in German, little or no familiarity with the entire corpus of Delp's writings, and an unawareness of the inner workings of the Society of Jesus, especially in Germany during World War II.