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Definition of "witting" []

  • Aware or conscious of something. (adjective)
  • Done intentionally or with premeditation; deliberate. (adjective)
  • Present participle of wit2. (verb)
  • Chiefly British Knowledge or awareness; cognizance. (noun)
  • Chiefly British Information obtained and passed on; news. (noun)

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 "witting" in a sentence
  • "I think the witting is the problem, The actors get bad material."
  • "But they have been his witting—and unwitting—enablers, and the consequences of the latest disclosures rest on their shoulders, too."
  • "Insist on a contract in witting that specifies the nature of the service to be provided."