unawareness

(redirected from unaware)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.

un·a·ware·ness

(ŭn-ă-wār'nes),
State of failure to be cognizant of something.
References in classic literature ?
If we know that the enemy is open to attack, but are unaware that our own men are not in a condition to attack, we have gone only halfway towards victory.
If we know that the enemy is open to attack, and also know that our men are in a condition to attack, but are unaware that the nature of the ground makes fighting impracticable, we have still gone only halfway towards victory.
He was unaware of her gaze, and she watched him intently, speculating fancifully about the strange warp of soul that led him, a young man with signal powers, to fritter away his time on the writing of stories and poems foredoomed to mediocrity and failure.
With his disinterested passion for art, he had a real desire to call the attention of the wise to a talent which was in the highest degree original; but he was too good a journalist to be unaware that the "human interest" would enable him more easily to effect his purpose.
said she, as though unaware of the cold offensive look fixed on her.
of Thames-side--pieces which, though in manner or subject promising a classic entertainment, almost unaware bring you home.
And now he poured out upon Stepan Arkadyevitch his poetic joy in the spring, and his failures and plans for the land, and his thoughts and criticisms on the books he had been reading, and the idea of his own book, the basis of which really was, though he was unaware of it himself, a criticism of all the old books on agriculture.
A diabetes patient's risk of developing dementia is two to three times higher, but 35% of people are unaware of this.
at ALMOST half of all car buyers are unaware of a completely free of charge service that could save them hundreds of pounds in repairs when they buy a used car.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is totally unaware of left-arm pacer Mohammad Aamir's considering retiring from Tests in order to prolong his ODIs and Twenty20 cricket career.
Yet research shows 86 per cent of black men are unaware they are at heightened risk of developing the disease.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid on Wednesday said that Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Co-chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is unaware of the country's politics.