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not watchful or not alert to danger; inattentive
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|Adj.||1.||unwatchful - not alert to what is potentially dangerous|
unwary - 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