unbeknownst (un-bih-NOHNST)


Definition (Adjective) 1. happening or existing without the knowledge of someone specified — usually used with to 2. not known or not well-known : unknown In Context "… Senate Bill 15, approved unanimously by that House committee Thursday, hopes to help homeowners who find themselves the victim of 'squatting'—people who illegally move into a home, often unbeknownst to the homeowner." Marianne Goodland, The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado), 12 Apr. 2018