[ wit-ing ]
/ ˈwɪt ɪŋ /
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knowing; aware; conscious.
North England. knowledge.
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Origin of witting
OTHER WORDS FROM wittingwit·ting·ly, adverb
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How to use witting in a sentence
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|Michael Daly|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She could introduce discord into a family without even acknowledging to herself that she had done it wittingly.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
Morris and these others played with it wittingly; it gave a zest, a touch of substance, to their aesthetic pleasures.Tono Bungay|H. G. Wells
But where the penitent wittingly or unwittingly is in the position of an accomplice, what then, Father Pifferi?The Eternal City|Hall Caine
The cabinet members who, wittingly or unwittingly, had encouraged him in this he some weeks later stigmatized as a set of geese.A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln|John G. Nicolay
Spoken of a person who has wittingly placed himself in difficulties, and who attributes his bad position to fortune.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop
British Dictionary definitions for witting
/ (ˈwɪtɪŋ) /
deliberate; intentionala witting insult
Derived forms of wittingwittingly, adverb
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