Definitions for Awareness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•ware*əˈwɛər(adj.)

  1. having knowledge or realization; conscious; cognizant.

  2. informed; alert; knowledgeable:

    a politically aware person.

* Syn: See conscious.

Origin of aware:

bef. 1100; ME, var. of iwar, OE gewær watchful =ge-y - +wærware2

a•ware′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. awareness, consciousness, cognizance, cognisance, knowingness(noun)

    having knowledge of

    "he had no awareness of his mistakes"; "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced"; "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"

  2. awareness, sentience(noun)

    state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness

    "the crash intruded on his awareness"

Wiktionary

  1. awareness(Noun)

    The state or level of consciousness where sense data can be confirmed by an observer.

    I gradually passed from sleep to full awareness.

  2. awareness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being aware of something

    The awareness of one type of idea naturally fosters an awareness of another idea

Freebase

  1. Awareness

    Awareness is the state or ability to perceive, to feel, or to be conscious of events, objects, or sensory patterns. In this level of consciousness, sense data can be confirmed by an observer without necessarily implying understanding. More broadly, it is the state or quality of being aware of something. In biological psychology, awareness is defined as a human's or an animal's perception and cognitive reaction to a condition or event.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Awareness

    The act of "taking account" of an object or state of affairs. It does not imply assessment of nor attention to the qualities or nature of the object.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Awareness' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2807

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Awareness' in Nouns Frequency: #1225


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