unaware Definition

  • 1having no knowledge of a situation or fact
  • 2not realizing or knowing

Using unaware: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unaware" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She was unaware of the danger.

  • Example

    I was completely unaware that she had a twin sister.

  • Example

    He remained unaware of the problem until it was too late.

unaware Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with unaware

  • not realizing how strong or capable one is


    She was unaware of her own strength until she lifted the heavy box with ease.

  • not realizing or recognizing the potential harm or risk in a situation


    The hikers were unaware of the danger of the approaching storm.

  • unaware of the consequences

    not realizing or considering the potential outcomes or results of an action


    He acted impulsively, unaware of the consequences of his actions.


Summary: unaware in Brief

The term 'unaware' [ˌʌnəˈweə(r)] refers to a lack of knowledge or realization about a situation or fact. It is often used to describe someone who is ignorant or uninformed, as in 'She was unaware of the danger.' 'Unaware' can also be used in phrases like 'unaware of one's own strength,' which means not realizing how strong or capable one is.

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