Synonyms of unawares in English:

unawares


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adverb

1‘a party of brigands caught them unawares’

SYNONYMS
by surprise, unexpectedly, without warning, suddenly, abruptly, unprepared, off-guard, cold
red-handed, in the act, in flagrante delicto
informal with one's pants down, with one's trousers down, napping, in flagrante
British informal on the hop
ANTONYMS

prepared

2‘a shoal of young roach approached the pike unawares’

SYNONYMS
unknowingly, unwittingly, unconsciously, without noticing, in all innocence
unintentionally, inadvertently, accidentally, by accident, by mistake, mistakenly
ANTONYMS

knowingly, deliberately