unwary

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un·war·y

 (ŭn-wâr′ē)
adj. un·war·i·er, un·war·i·est
Not alert to danger, problems, or deception.

un·war′i·ly adv.
un·war′i·ness n.

unwary

(ʌnˈwɛərɪ)
adj
lacking caution or prudence; not vigilant or careful
unˈwarily adv
unˈwariness n

un•war•y

(ʌnˈwɛər i)

adj. , -war•i•er, -war•i•est.
not wary; not cautious or watchful, as against danger or misfortune.
[1570–80]
un•war′i•ly, adv.
un•war′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unwary - not alert to danger or deceptionunwary - not alert to danger or deception; "the shrieks of unwary animals taken by surprise"; "some thieves prey especially on unwary travelers"; "seduce the unwary reader into easy acquiescence"- O.J.Campbell
wary - marked by keen caution and watchful prudence; "they were wary in their movements"; "a wary glance at the black clouds"; "taught to be wary of strangers"

unwary

adjective careless, rash, reckless, hasty, thoughtless, unguarded, indiscreet, imprudent, heedless, incautious, uncircumspect, unwatchful The hilly roads were slick enough to cause unwary drivers to skid.
cautious, wary, discreet, prudent, guarded, watchful, circumspect, chary
Translations
غافِل، قَليل الحَيْطَه
neopatrný
uforsigtig
ógætinn
neapdairiaineapdairus
nepiesardzīgs

unwary

[ʌnˈwɛərɪ] ADJimprudente, incauto

unwary

[ʌnˈwɛəri] adjimprudent(e)

unwary

[ʌnˈwɛərɪ] adjincauto/a

unwary

(anˈweəri) adjective
not cautious. If you are unwary he will cheat you.
unˈwarily adverb
unˈwariness noun
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Lest we object that the groups Bloom singles out as representative of the American Religion, for all their recent rapid growth (at least in the case of the Southern Baptists and the Mormons), are still collectively a small minority of the American population, Bloom extends his definition to claim that supposedly "normative" Methodists and Catholics, as well as Jews and Muslims, "are also more Gnostic than normative in their deepest and unwariest beliefs.