- 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.
Origin of awareness
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Examples from the Web for self-awareness
Certain sentences and paragraphs capture a self-awareness that is more insightful than obnoxious or narcissistic.Time to Grow Up, Lena Dunham
October 10, 2014
But with self-awareness comes self-protection and a little paranoia.This is What Happens When You Teach Machines the Power of Natural Selection
February 1, 2014
Self-awareness is not the same thing as self-approval, any more than imagination is the same thing as day-dreaming.Francis Spufford on How Atheists Put Religion Through All the Wrong Tests
October 13, 2013
“There is some self-awareness over what they are doing,” said Brooks.‘Duck Dynasty,’ ‘Buckwild,’ ‘Honey Boo Boo,’ and the 99 Percent
December 13, 2012
Brad spoke to Danny with remarkable candor and an astounding lack of self-awareness—both hallmarks of immaturity.Bradley Manning’s Political Dreams: New Biography of Accused WikiLeaker
May 2, 2012
In the enormous evening only a little shiver of self-awareness was left to her.Narcissus
After all, it's just a question of increasing their self-awareness.Piper in the Woods
Philip K. Dick
His extraordinary self-estimate and self-awareness are equally noticeable.Whitman
The test of a civilized person is first self-awareness, and then depth after depth of sincerity in self-confrontation.The Crow's Nest
Clarence Day, Jr.
Early words are a record of the self-awareness of the human, denoting body parts and elementary actions.The Civilization of Illiteracy
Word Origin and History for self-awareness
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Realization of oneself as an individual entity or personality.
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