What does awareness mean?

Definitions for awareness
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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.

Editors Contribution

  1. awareness

    To be intuitively aware.

    She did have an awareness of what was required so she just got on with it.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020  
  2. awareness

    To have knowledge of

    She did have an awareness of what was required so she just got on with it.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020  

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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How to say awareness in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of awareness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of awareness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of awareness in a Sentence

  1. Sanjeev Kaushik:

    Our banking sector is suffering today because of insufficient awareness of operational consequences of regulatory action and lack of calibrated administrative response to a bad situation.

  2. Richard Aboulafia:

    People don't trust their neighbors, resource and territory claims require a keen knowledge of what the other guy is going, and military operations other than war demand strong situational awareness, and of course, societies, militaries, and non-state armed groups are electronically more noisy than ever, meaning countries need ISR to keep tabs on them.

  3. Michael Flynn:

    Having evaluated the (company's) technologies, I believe they can positively impact our military’s defense and situational awareness and that is why I am joining Jay and his team in expanding the role of persistent aerial solutions in the marketplace.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Happiness is a state of awareness, which comes from tranquility, service, love, grace, and forgiveness.

  5. Candace Phaire:

    Art therapy is being prescribed a lot more to support the mental health of young kids, especially those with social and emotional deficiencies, now with Covid-19, a lot of kids in shelters and also children in foster homes might not have access to art supplies they usually find in school. It's also mental health awareness month, so that's definitely motivating us to ramp it up send even more kits.

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