not aware or conscious; unconscious: to be unaware of any change.
- un·a·ware·ly, adverb
- un·a·ware·ness, noun
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How to use unaware in a sentence
Horn disputed the claims in a statement citing the group’s reluctance to properly address the allegations against Weaver, which she said she was unaware of prior to the news reports.Lincoln Project tweeted a co-founder’s private messages after leaders promised to probe sexual harassment claims | Andrea Salcedo | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
Menjívar further emphasized the population is unaware of the regional legislative body’s work and recognized that even her own party has not made it known, so she has promised to change that if she is elected.Ruby Corado backs transgender Central American Parliament candidate | Michael K. Lavers | February 11, 2021 | Washington Blade
What’s more, some people might never develop symptoms and remain unaware of a second infection.How coronavirus variants may drive reinfection and shape vaccination efforts | Erin Garcia de Jesus | February 5, 2021 | Science News
She keeps us constantly on edge, unaware of who the story will go to and what event might happen next.Rebecca Sacks’s ‘City of a Thousand Gates’ is a kaleidoscopic debut that illuminates the Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Porter Shreve | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Einstein, who called the waves gravitationswellen, was unaware that any such big events existed in the cosmos.Einstein’s theory of general relativity unveiled a dynamic and bizarre cosmos | Elizabeth Quill | February 3, 2021 | Science News
But Erdoğan is either unaware of that or sought to simplify history.Turkish President Declares Lawrence of Arabia a Bigger Enemy than ISIS | Jamie Dettmer | October 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Teens may be unaware of the potential for their private images to end up being disseminated.
Her former boss, three thousand miles away in New York, was unaware of so many things.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole | Anne Sinclair | October 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The bigot today is often unaware either that he has prejudices or that he is indulging them.
It seems the braggart was unaware of the changes in the law.
Young Lamb's big cigar has been out long ago; but he pulls hard at it, wholly unaware of the fact.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Soon the couple excited attention, of which both seemed to be wholly unaware.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
It was a limitation of Thomas Hutchinson's excellent administrative mind that lie was wholly unaware of this crisis.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker
She is, no doubt, utterly unaware of the real identity of this brisk, hard-working doctor.The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
When she was unaware of the name she was accustomed to address all males by the epithet "man."The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
British Dictionary definitions for unaware
(postpositive) not aware or conscious (of): unaware of the danger, he ran across the road
not fully cognizant of what is going on in the world: he's the most unaware person I've ever met
a variant of unawares
- unawarely, adverb
- unawareness, noun
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