Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A variant of unwitting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Unwitting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Obsolete form of unwitting.

Etymologies

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See un- not, and weet, wit.

Examples

  • Presently, the Prince came in, according to his custom, and entered the pavilion, unweeting what the Wazir had done.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The blue jay, perched upon that bronze, with bright unweeting eyes,

    The New Morning Poems

  • One phrase particularly attracted her: it was "His unweeting way."

    Sparrows: the story of an unprotected girl

  • There is, there must be, a God, but His ways are truly unweeting.

    Sparrows: the story of an unprotected girl

  • This unweeting manner of performance is the true ring by which, in this refurbishing age, a fossilized survival may be known from a spurious reproduction.

    The Return of the Native

  • Sometimes they would carry these passages on from one path to within an inch or two of another, and there lie in wait till some passer-by, unweeting of harm, was just opposite their lurking cave; when they would dash through the solid wall of snow with a hideous yell, almost endangering the wits of the maids, and causing

    David Elginbrod

  • Presently, the Prince came in, according to his custom, and entered the pavilion, unweeting what the Wazir had done.

    Arabian nights. English

  • He sat weeping for the severance of his wife and children till the morning, when he went forth wandering at a venture, unweeting what he should do, and ceased not walking along the sea-shore days and nights, unknowing whither he went and taking no food save the herbs of the earth and seeing neither man nor wildling nor other living thing, till his wayfare brought him to a mountain-top.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Then, having supplicated the veiling of the Veiler, she fared under cover of the glooms for her own land, all unweeting the way, and when night gave place to day she saw herself amidst mountains and sands; nor did she know what she should do.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Reg. _ i. 126, "_unweeting_, he fulfilled The purposed counsel."

    Milton's Comus

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