Definition of unwarily in US English:

unwarily

adverb

  • See unwary

    • ‘So there is no ‘great conflict’ between religion and science with respect to psychology; this ‘conflict’ is a fiction invented by scientists unwarily wandering into the domain of philosophy.’
    • ‘The belief that one can find happiness only in a relationship is responsible for the undue haste with which people unwarily enter unsuitable relationships, and the cause of a great deal of later unhappiness.’
    • ‘His intention was to mock the High Anglican position by carrying it to extremes, but several eminent high churchmen, unwarily or perhaps with a sense of humour, gave it their endorsement.’
    • ‘As their name suggests, they inhabit shallow coastal waters and inflict damage on unwarily placed feet.’

Pronunciation

unwarily

/ˌənˈwerəlē//ˌənˈwɛrəli/