Withing vs Witting - What's the difference?

withing | witting |


As verbs the difference between withing and witting

is that withing is while witting is .

As a noun witting is

(obsolete) knowledge, awareness.

As an adjective witting is

aware, knowledgable.

withing

English

Verb

(head)
  • witting

    English

    Etymology 1

    Partly from (etyl) vitand, partly from the present participle of (wit).

    Noun

    (-)
  • (obsolete) Knowledge, awareness.
  • * Late 14th century , Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Wife of Bath's Prologue’ ll. 648-9, Canterbury Tales , Oxford 1988, p. 113:
  • for his wyf was at a someres game, / Wiþouten his wityng , he forsook hire eke.

    Etymology 2

    Participle adjective of wit.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • aware, knowledgable
  • Antonyms
    * unwitting

    Verb

    (head)