As adjectives the difference between unaware and unacquainted
is that unaware
is not aware or informed; lacking knowledge while unacquainted
is not acquainted.
not aware or informed; lacking knowledge
- I'm unaware of the answer to that question.
Not noticing; paying no heed; thoughtless; inattentive.
- Luckily, she was unaware that I'd spent the last five years in prison.
- (Jonathan Swift)
* unawares adverb
(obsolete) Not usual; unfamiliar; strange.