Clueless vs Unaware - What's the difference?

clueless | unaware |


As adjectives the difference between clueless and unaware

is that clueless is lacking knowledge or understanding; uninformed while unaware is not aware or informed; lacking knowledge.

clueless

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Lacking knowledge or understanding; uninformed.
  • Synonyms

    * See also * See also

    Antonyms

    * clueful * informed

    Derived terms

    * cluelessly * cluelessness

    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