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Definition of "unknowing" []

  • Not knowing; unaware. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unknowing" in a sentence
  • ""Safba," Ishaili gestures in Arabic, unknowing of the English translation for freshwater bream."
  • "Instead, try 'silence, reverence and awe,' she says; or music, ritual, the steady habit of compassion, and a graceful acceptance of mystery and 'unknowing' ..."
  • "The 'unknowing' of the mystics has its virtues and its place, but being well-read and knowledgeable makes one powerful and persuasive book."