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