Counterintuitive vs Unaware - What's the difference?

counterintuitive | unaware |


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.

counterintuitive

English

Alternative forms

* counter-intuitive

Adjective

(counter-intuitive) (en adjective)
  • Contrary to intuition or common sense.
  • Antonyms

    * intuitive

    Derived terms

    * counterintuitively

    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