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witting

[ wit-ing ]
/ ˈwɪt ɪŋ /
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adjective
knowing; aware; conscious.
noun
North England. knowledge.
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Origin of witting

First recorded in 1250–1300, witting is from the Middle English word witing.See wit2, -ing2, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM witting

wit·ting·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for witting

witting
/ (ˈwɪtɪŋ) /

adjective rare
deliberate; intentionala witting insult
aware; knowing

Derived forms of witting

wittingly, adverb
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