HyperDic: unawares

English > 3 senses of the word unawares:
ADVERBallunawareswithout forethought or plan
allunawaressuddenly and unexpectedly / unexpectedly
allunawares, shortat a disadvantage
unawares > pronunciation
Soundsah.nahweh'rz
Rhymesaffairs ... upstairs: 8 rhymes with ehrz...
English > unawares: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWithout forethought or plan; inadvertently.
Example"came upon the diamond unawares"
English > unawares: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningSuddenly and unexpectedly / unexpectedly.
Examples
  • "rain caught them unawares"
  • "sorrow comes to all, and to the young it comes with bittered agony because it takes them unawares"- A.Lincoln
English > unawares: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningAt a disadvantage.
Synonymshort
Spanishde improviso, de improvisto, en desventaja

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