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unknowing

[uhn-noh-ing] /ʌnˈnoʊ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
ignorant or unaware:
unknowing aid to the enemy.
Origin of unknowing
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see un-1, knowing
Related forms
unknowingly, adverb
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unknowing

/ʌnˈnəʊɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not knowing; ignorant
2.
(postpositive) often foll by of. without knowledge or unaware (of)
Derived Forms
unknowingly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unknowing
adj.

c.1300, "without knowledge, ignorant," from un- (1) "not" + present participle of know (v.). Noun meaning "ignorance" is mid-14c. Related: Unknowingly.

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