Definition of unaware in US English:

unaware

adjective

  • predicative Having no knowledge of a situation or fact.

    ‘they were unaware of his absence’
    • ‘Many people may be unaware of the fact that prior to Kellistown the races were held at Graiguenaspideog.’
    • ‘However, he said he was unaware of any attempt by the archdiocese to contact O'Keeffe directly.’
    • ‘An Irish couple on holidays in Bali spent the last three days climbing a mountain, unaware of the carnage.’
    • ‘But this is not to say that the editorial staff was unaware of the situation at the apartment building.’
    • ‘However, based on her letter, it sounds like he may be unaware that there's a problem.’
    • ‘Many motorists were unaware of the celebrations and confused as to why there was a traffic jam on a Saturday night.’
    • ‘The world's media are, to an equal degree, completely unaware of what most people in the world think or do.’
    • ‘So people are often unaware of something like income protection insurance.’
    • ‘The village folk are unaware of the fact that Boothanathan had kidnapped Vigathakumaran.’
    • ‘By my own experience, most people, even amongst regular web users, are still unaware of just what a blog is.’
    • ‘Polls against gay marriage are showing the American public is not unaware of this fact.’
    • ‘However, she was unaware that she was misusing the antibiotic and that she could also be harming her health.’
    • ‘Gilles is unaware of the total investment of this real estate project.’
    • ‘Many passengers are still unaware of the changes and are surprised when these buses divert from their old routes.’
    • ‘Perhaps they are unaware of what they are doing and perhaps a reminder might help to stamp out this uncivic practice.’
    • ‘It seemed the tribunal was unaware of the first meeting until yesterday.’
    • ‘Most of the Indian consumers are unaware of what's inside those tinned and frozen cans of Coke and Pepsi.’
    • ‘I am unaware of anywhere in the literature on the Kimberley that this has been identified as a practice of the day.’
    • ‘In this collection he searches for the skull of Mary, for whom he had some fascination though she was unaware of it.’
    • ‘As for history, it is clearly you are are unaware of or really understand where the roots of your religion came from.’
    ignorant, unknowing, unconscious, heedless, unmindful, oblivious, unsuspecting, uninformed, unenlightened, unwitting, innocent, inattentive, unobservant, unperceptive, unresponsive, blind, deaf, insensible, insensitive
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adverb

Pronunciation

unaware

/ˌənəˈwer//ˌənəˈwɛr/