witting

[ wit-ing ]
/ ˈwɪt ɪŋ /

adjective

knowing; aware; conscious.

noun

North England. knowledge.

Origin of witting

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

Related forms

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

witting

/ (ˈwɪtɪŋ) /

adjective rare

deliberate; intentionala witting insult
aware; knowing

Derived Forms

wittingly, adverb
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