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unknowing (adj.)

c. 1300, "without knowledge, ignorant," from un- (1) "not" + present participle of know (v.). Noun meaning "ignorance" is mid-14c., especially in phrase cloud of unknowing, title of a medieval book of Christian mysticism. Related: Unknowingly. A verb unknow "fail to recognize" is attested from late 14c.

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Definitions of unknowing
1
unknowing (n.)
ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs);
Synonyms: ignorantness / nescience / unknowingness
2
unknowing (adj.)
unaware because of a lack of relevant information or knowledge;
Synonyms: ignorant / unknowledgeable / unwitting
From wordnet.princeton.edu