Unaware vs Unacquainted - What's the difference?

unaware | unacquainted |


As adjectives the difference between unaware and unacquainted

is that unaware is not aware or informed; lacking knowledge while unacquainted is not acquainted.

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

    unacquainted

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not acquainted.
  • (obsolete) Not usual; unfamiliar; strange.
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