Synonyms of unawares in English:

unawares


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adverb

1‘a party of brigands caught them unawares’

SYNONYMS

by surprise, unexpectedly, without warning, suddenly, abruptly, unprepared, off-guard, cold

red-handed, in the act, in flagrante delicto

informal with one's pants down, with one's trousers down, napping, in flagrante

British informal on the hop

ANTONYMS

prepared

2‘a shoal of young roach approached the pike unawares’

SYNONYMS

unknowingly, unwittingly, unconsciously, without noticing, in all innocence

unintentionally, inadvertently, accidentally, by accident, by mistake, mistakenly

ANTONYMS

knowingly, deliberately