As adjectives the difference between counterintuitive and unaware
is that counterintuitive
is contrary to intuition or common sense while unaware
is not aware or informed; lacking knowledge.
Contrary to intuition or common sense.
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