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English definition of “unwitting”

unwitting

adjective [before noun]     /ʌnˈwɪt.ɪŋ/ US  /-ˈwɪt̬-/ formal
without knowing or planning: The two women claimed they were the unwitting victims of a drugs dealer who planted a large quantity of heroin in their luggage.Not expected or planned unwittingly     /-li/ adverb I regret any anxiety which I may, unwittingly, have caused.Not expected or planned
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