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a·ware

 (ə-wâr′)
adj.
1. Having knowledge or discernment of something: was aware of the difference between the two versions; became aware that the music had stopped.
2. Attentive and well informed: "Most scientists are thoughtful, liberal-minded and socially aware people" (Armand Marie Leroi).
3. Archaic Vigilant; watchful.

[Middle English, variant of iwar, from Old English gewær; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

a·ware′ness n.
Synonyms: aware, cognizant, conscious, sensible, awake
These adjectives mean having knowledge or discernment of something. Aware implies knowledge gained through one's own perceptions or by means of outside information: became aware of a cooling in their relationship; was not aware that the legislation passed.
Cognizant is a formal equivalent of aware: "Our research indicates that the nation's youth are cognizant of the law" (Jerry D. Jennings).
Conscious emphasizes the inner workings of the mind or the direct experience of the senses as opposed to knowledge gained through information: "Was Darwin really conscious of what he had done as he wrote his last professional lines?" (Stephen Jay Gould)."She was clearly conscious of the beauty of the night, its stars and sharp cold" (Oliver La Farge).
Sensible implies knowledge gained through intellectual perception: "I am sensible that the mention of such a circumstance may appear trifling" (Henry Hallam).
To be awake is to be fully alert to something: "He was as much awake to the novelty of attention in that quarter as Elizabeth herself could be" (Jane Austen).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.awareness - 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"
self-awareness - awareness of your own individuality
feel - an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it";
sense - a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
knowing - a clear and certain mental apprehension
2.awareness - state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness; "the crash intruded on his awareness"
consciousness - an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness"

awareness

noun
awareness of knowledge of, understanding of, appreciation of, recognition of, attention to, perception of, consciousness of, acquaintance with, enlightenment with, sensibility to, realization of, familiarity with, mindfulness of, cognizance of, sentience of The 1980s brought an awareness of green issues.

awareness

noun
The condition of being aware:
Translations
وَعي، إدْراك
povědomí o
bevidsthedforståelse
tietoisuus
vitund, meîvitund um; skilningur, næmi
zavest
bilincinde olmafarkında olma

awareness

[əˈwɛənɪs] Nconciencia f, conocimiento m
sexual awareness in the youngla conciencia sexual or los conocimientos sexuales de los jóvenes

awareness

[əˈwɛərnɪs] nconscience f
political awareness → conscience politique
environmental awareness → sensibilisation f aux problèmes environnementaux, sensibilisation f aux problèmes de l'environnement
to develop people's awareness of sth → sensibiliser le public à qch
to raise people's awareness of sth → rendre les gens plus conscients de qch

awareness

nBewusstsein nt; he showed no awareness of the urgency of the problemer schien sich der Dringlichkeit des Problems nicht bewusst zu sein; her tremendous awareness of the shades of meaning in the language/of other people’s feelingsihr außerordentlich waches Gespür für die Bedeutungsnuancen der Sprache/für die Empfindungen anderer; to increase one’s awareness of the outer worldseine Umwelt bewusster wahrnehmen

awareness

[əˈwɛənɪs] n (consciousness) → coscienza; (knowledge) → consapevolezza
to develop people's awareness (of) → sensibilizzare la gente (su)

aware

(əˈweə) adjective
knowing; informed; conscious (of). Is he aware of the problem?; Are they aware that I'm coming?
aˈwareness noun

awareness

n concientización f, sensibilización f; AIDS — week semana de concientización or sensibilización del SIDA
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