1. not done with purpose or intent

    Synonyms : unintentional, unplanned
    Examples :
    • an unwitting mistake may be overlooked
  2. unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge

    Synonyms : ignorant, unknowing, unknowledgeable
    Examples :
    • his rudeness was unwitting
  3. not aware or knowing

    Antonyms : witting
    Examples :
    • an unwitting subject in an experiment


  1. not injured or harmed

    Synonyms : unharmed, unhurt, whole


  1. having no precedent; novel

    Antonyms : precedented
    Examples :
    • an unprecedented expansion in population and industry


  1. divest of the frock; of church officials

    Synonyms : defrock
    Type Of : disinvest, divest


  1. clearly defined or formulated

    Synonyms : definitive
    Examples :
    • the plain and unequivocal language of the laws
  2. admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion

    Synonyms : unambiguous, univocal
    Antonyms : equivocal
    Examples :
    • unequivocal evidence
    • took an unequivocal position
    • an unequivocal success
    • an unequivocal promise
    • an unequivocal (or univocal) statement


  1. a line drawn underneath (especially under written matter)

    Synonyms : underline
    Type Of : stroke
  2. give extra weight to (a communication)

    Synonyms : emphasise, emphasize, underline
    Type Of : accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress, accent
  3. draw a line or lines underneath to call attention to

    Synonyms : underline
    Type Of : mark


  1. unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

    Synonyms : buttery, fulsome, oily, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy
    Examples :
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep


  1. free from admixture

    Examples :
    • unalloyed metal
    • unalloyed pleasure


  1. being present everywhere at once

    Synonyms : omnipresent


  1. incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances

    Synonyms : inflexible, rigid
    Examples :
    • an unbending will to dominate