Unaware vs Alive - What's the difference?

unaware | alive |


As adjectives the difference between unaware and alive

is that unaware is not aware or informed; lacking knowledge while alive is having life, in opposition to dead; living; being in a state in which the organs perform their functions; as, an animal or a plant which is alive.

unaware

English

Adjective

(-)
  • not aware or informed; lacking knowledge
  • I'm unaware of the answer to that question.
    Luckily, she was unaware that I'd spent the last five years in prison.
  • Not noticing; paying no heed; thoughtless; inattentive.
  • (Jonathan Swift)

    Derived terms

    * unawares adverb

    alive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having life, in opposition to dead; living; being in a state in which the organs perform their functions; as, an animal or a plant which is alive.
  • In a state of action; in force or operation; unextinguished; unexpired; existent
  • to keep the fire alive'; to keep the affections ' alive .
  • Exhibiting the activity and motion of many living beings; swarming; thronged.
  • The Boyne, for a quarter of a mile, was alive with muskets and green boughs. -- .
  • Sprightly; lively; brisk.
  • Having susceptibility; easily impressed; having lively feelings, as opposed to apathy; sensitive.
  • Tremblingly alive to nature's laws. -- .
  • As intensifier, of all living.
  • Northumberland was the proudest man alive . --.

    Usage notes

    * As intensifier, used colloquially "man alive!", "sakes alive!". * Alive always follows the noun which it qualifies.

    Antonyms

    * dead

    Derived terms

    * alive and kicking * aliveness * Christ alive * dead or alive * eat someone alive * keep hope alive * man alive * snakes alive

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