Awareness



the state or condition of being aware; having knowledge; consciousness:
The object of the information drive is to raise awareness of what spreads HIV/AIDS.
Contemporary Examples

Suffice it to say that awareness of the risks of giving offense produces a chilling effect on the ground in Russia.
Don’t You Dare Call Russians Thin-Skinned! Liesl Schillinger February 4, 2014

He only made us stronger in our awareness, commitment, and love for others in our community.
Columbine Survivor Liz Carlston on the Shooting’s Lessons for Aurora Liz Carlston July 24, 2012

Among those 50 or older, he has 96 percent awareness, and a Q score of 57.
Clint Eastwood’s New Movie ‘Trouble With the Curve’ & Why He’s a Republican Icon Ramin Setoodeh September 20, 2012

Häagen-Dazs ice cream has an entire media campaign focused on awareness of the bee disappearance epidemic.
The Caviar of Condiments Under Threat Katie Workman September 14, 2009

Harassment has become a high-profile social issue here—whether because attacks are increasing, or awareness is, remains unclear.
Egypt’s Women Rally Behind Lara Logan Ursula Lindsey February 15, 2011

Historical Examples

Existence demanding more expression of its awareness of self.
Claire Leslie Burton Blades

No other function is left to consciousness but merely that of awareness.
Psychotherapy Hugo Mnsterberg

The sparks it emitted could have been flashing against her flesh, but Karara displayed no awareness of that.
Key Out of Time Andre Alice Norton

Actually, the subject is in a special or heightened state of awareness.
A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis Melvin Powers

At the beginning of the road man had traveled first there was awareness, awareness of self as something separate from environment.
Eight Keys to Eden Mark Irvin Clifton

n.

1828, from aware + -ness.

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