unknowingly


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un·know·ing

 (ŭn-nō′ĭng)
adj.
Not knowing; unaware.

un·know′ing·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unknowingly - without knowledge or intentionunknowingly - without knowledge or intention; "he unwittingly deleted the references"
knowingly, wittingly - with full knowledge and deliberation; "he wittingly deleted the references"
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Translations
بِدون إدْراك
nevědomky
óvitandi
neapsižiūrėjus
nenojaušotnezinot
nevedomky
bilmeyerekfarkında olmadan

unknowingly

[ˈʌnˈnəʊɪŋlɪ] ADV (= involuntarily) → inconscientemente, sin querer; (= in ignorance) → sin darse cuenta, sin saberlo
he did it all unknowinglylo hizo sin darse cuenta
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

unknowingly

advunwissentlich, ohne es zu wissen; knowingly or unknowinglywissentlich oder unwissentlich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

unknowingly

[ʌnˈnəʊɪŋlɪ] advsenza accorgersene, senza saperlo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

unknowingly

(anˈnouiŋli) adverb
without being aware. She had unknowingly given the patient the wrong medicine.
unˈknown adjective
1. not known. her unknown helper.
2. not famous; not well-known. That actor was almost unknown before he played that part.
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References in classic literature ?
While thus looking upwards, he unknowingly trod upon a Viper asleep just before his feet.
Before then there were men who tried to use the best words in the best way, but they did it unknowingly, as birds might sing.
Tom took his whipping and went back to his seat not at all broken-hearted, for he thought it was possible that he had unknowingly upset the ink on the spelling- book himself, in some skylarking bout -- he had denied it for form's sake and because it was custom, and had stuck to the denial from principle.
She caught every syllable with panting eagerness; her hand, unknowingly to herself, closely pressed her sister's, and tears covered her cheeks.
If I have wounded your sister's feelings, it was unknowingly done and though the motives which governed me may to you very naturally appear insufficient, I have not yet learnt to condemn them.
A letter from his friend, Captain Harville, having found him out at last, had brought intelligence of Captain Harville's being settled with his family at Lyme for the winter; of their being therefore, quite unknowingly, within twenty miles of each other.
Tell me that we parted because I feared to bring misfortune on your head; that it was a trial to me no less than to yourself, and that if I did wrong it was in ignorance of the world and unknowingly.'
Unknowingly, he was a childless man, while striving to add more wealth to his only child's inheritance.
Hour after hour passed away, and the wearied Catherine had heard three proclaimed by all the clocks in the house before the tempest subsided or she unknowingly fell fast asleep.
In the beginning they inhaled it unknowingly: you and I may have sent some of our breath towards infecting them, when we uttered our conforming falsities or drew our silly conclusions: or perhaps it came with the vibrations from a woman's glance.
Because it would be unknowingly sold with the mounds else, and the buyer would get what he was never meant to have, and never bought.
Your pardon, my friend, that unknowingly I did break the seal.