- knowing; aware; conscious.
- North England. knowledge.
Origin of witting
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Examples from the Web for wittingly
Wittingly or no, Tamerlan was a step ahead of them, having flown to Moscow on July 16, two days after Plotnikov was killed.Katherine Russell Under Scrutiny After Female DNA Found on Boston Bomb
April 30, 2013
And whenever I take their sacred names to witness, I do not wittingly falsify my word.The Symposium
True, he had parted with it wittingly, in exchange for a card which equalized the chances.The Blonde Lady
I have not, at any rate, wittingly passed by any real difficulties.Introduction to Robert Browning
It was a luxury she could always command at home and she had wittingly missed it.The Portrait of a Lady
That she carried it too far is no doubt true; that she did so wittingly is not so certain.The Women of the French Salons
Amelia Gere Mason
- deliberate; intentionala witting insult
- aware; knowing
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Word Origin and History for wittingly
"aware," mid-14c. (implied in wittingly), present participle adjective from wit (v.).
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