awareness

[uh-wair-nis]

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. awakening,
  2. award,
  3. award wage,
  4. awardee,
  5. aware,
  6. awash,
  7. awato,
  8. away,
  9. away goal,
  10. away-going crop

Origin of awareness


Related formshy·per·a·ware·ness, nouno·ver·a·ware·ness, nounself-a·ware·ness, noun

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Word Origin and History for awareness

awareness

n.

1828, from aware + -ness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper