Definition of unknowingly in English:

unknowingly

adverb

  • Without being aware of something; unintentionally.

    ‘every day, we are unknowingly exposed to a variety of pesticides’
    ‘the Minister, perhaps unknowingly, misled Parliament’
    • ‘He served his time with the Manhattan Project, unknowingly helping to develop the atomic bomb.’
    • ‘The clinicians were unknowingly transmitting their attitudes towards the medication to their patients.’
    • ‘The novice engraver wandered unknowingly into a scrapbooking store.’
    • ‘Suddenly, he finds himself on the side of the labour union he's unknowingly been combating all along.’
    • ‘His father's dying words have unknowingly directed his life.’

Pronunciation

unknowingly

/ʌnˈnəʊɪŋli/