Definition of Awareness

1. Noun. Having knowledge of. "Their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"




2. Noun. State of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness. "The crash intruded on his awareness"
Exact synonyms: Sentience
Generic synonyms: Consciousness
Derivative terms: Aware, Sentient

Definition of Awareness

1. Noun. The state or level of consciousness where sense data can be confirmed by an observer. ¹

2. Noun. The state or quality of being aware of something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Awareness

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Medical Definition of Awareness

1. 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. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Awareness

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1. Germany by OECD Staff, OECD. (2005)
"Raising awareness and spreading good-practice solutions In a country like Germany, the social partners play a key role in raising awareness of the need to ..."

2. Preventing Alcohol-Related Problems on Campus: Impaired Driving a Guide for by William De Jong (1996)
"Because general awareness programs are insufficient, they are best combined with other programs, in particular those focused on individual behavior change ..."

3. An Introduction to Computer Security: The Nist Handbook by Barbara Guttman (1995)
"The purpose of computer security awareness, training, and education is to enhance security by: • improving awareness of the need to protect system resources ..."

4. Present Philosophical Tendencies: A Critical Survey of Naturalism, Idealism by Ralph Barton Perry (1912)
"In both cases awareness is evidently a "distinct and unique relation," "of ... 1 But what awareness is, further than this, Mr. Moore does not inform us. ..."

5. Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to ...by Bonnie B. Armbruster by Bonnie B. Armbruster (2002)
"One misunderstanding is that phonemic awareness and phonics are the same thing. Phonemic awareness is not phonics. Phonemic awareness is the understanding ..."

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