Origin of unwitting
verb (used with object), un·wit·ted, un·wit·ting.
Origin of unwit
Examples from the Web for unwitting
The email appears to have been a relatively common attempt to gain personal information from a wide range of unwitting victims.
The average reader, he declares, is but an unwitting receptacle for media narratives.What is the News? Whatever Alain de Botton Thinks It Is|Robert Herritt|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Marcus, for example, argued that Freud was an unwitting modernist master and “Dora” “a great work of literature.”Psychoanalysis as Literature: Stephen Grosz’s ‘The Examined Life’|Lucy Scholes|June 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Christopher Clark reminds us that the “Great War for Civilization” was an unwitting suicide pact.
I think he can do it, especially with the unwitting help of the Republicans, who get dumber every week.
I am not aware of ever having done so; if I have been the unwitting instrument of such acts, I am truly sorry for it.Ellen Walton|Alvin Addison
Spencer, however, meant to save the unwitting guide from further hazard.The Silent Barrier|Louis Tracy
And all of this had been brought about in the most innocent and unwitting way.Woven with the Ship|Cyrus Townsend Brady
The artist at least owed Lola a service, since she had been the unwitting instrument of a rupture so long desired by him.Lola Montez|Edmund B. d'Auvergne
Continually she was reminded of that vivid episode, of which she had been the unwitting cause.North of Fifty-Three|Bertrand W. Sinclair