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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Partly from Old Norse vitand, partly from the present participle of wit.

NounEdit

witting ‎(uncountable)

  1. (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 2Edit

Participle adjective of wit.

AdjectiveEdit

witting ‎(comparative more witting, superlative most witting)

  1. aware, knowledgable
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VerbEdit

witting

  1. present participle of wit