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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Without knowing. Also: By surprise.

Usage examples (35)
  • Great thoughts, great feelings came to them, Like instincts, unawares.
  • Rain caught them unawares
  • Came upon the diamond unawares
  • Such a record as his, such a look in the eyes, the expression unawares of a life of sustained effort -- always in one direction "-- for more
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