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  • adv. Without awareness, without intent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Ignorantly; without knowledge or design.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. without knowledge or intention


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  • We'll just sweep it under the rug, or walk around it "unknowingly" like a pile of doggy-doo in the living room that nobody will lay eyes on so as not to fall prey to the "first to see, first to clean" rule.

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  • The Congresswoman first that she showed favoritism but later said in a statement by her office that she "unknowingly" made a mistake with some of the privately funded grants.

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