unawares

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inadvertently
unexpectedly or by surprise
without plan or forethought
{a} suddenly, unexpectedly
without forethought or plan; inadvertently; "came upon the diamond unawares"
Lincoln without forethought or plan; inadvertently; "came upon the diamond unawares
suddenly and unexpectedly; "rain caught them unawares"; "sorrow comes to all, and to the young it comes with bittered agony because it takes them unawares"- A Lincoln
If something catches you unawares or takes you unawares, it happens when you are not expecting it. Investors and currency dealers were caught completely unawares by the Bundesbank's action The suspect was taken unawares, without the chance to dispose of the evidence
without being aware, unknowing, unexpectedly
at a disadvantage; "I was caught short"
Without design or preparation; suddenly; without premeditation, unexpectedly
unaware
unbeware
unawarely
short

The recent developments at work caught them short.

at unawares
by surprise, suddenly, out of the blue
do something unawares
do something without knowing
take unawares
surprise, take by surprise
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