unwariness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unwariness - the trait of not being cautious and watchfulunwariness - the trait of not being cautious and watchful
incaution, incautiousness - the trait of forgetting or ignoring possible danger
chariness, wariness - the trait of being cautious and watchful
Translations
عَدَم حَيْطَه
neopatrnost
uforsigtighed
elõvigyázatlanság
ógætni
dikkatsizlik

unwariness

[ʌnˈwɛərɪnɪs] Nimprudencia f

unwariness

unwary

(anˈweəri) adjective
not cautious. If you are unwary he will cheat you.
unˈwarily adverb
unˈwariness noun
References in classic literature ?
Keep a guard over your eyes and ears as the inlets of your heart, and over your lips as the outlet, lest they betray you in a moment of unwariness. Receive, coldly and dispassionately, every attention, till you have ascertained and duly considered the worth of the aspirant; and let your affections be consequent upon approbation alone.
"These offenders rely on the unwariness of the public to snatch their possessions so it is so important that the people are aware of their surroundings at all times and protect their personal property.
But as much as unwariness is comical, the elections are fast approaching, and we really need to have a lot less gullible voters in this country.