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Origin of consciousness-raising
Example sentences from the Web for consciousness-raising
The benefits of incumbency are quite potent, especially in the all-important area of raising campaign funds.
The band turned back around, raising a lively tune to signal life would go on.
There are limits to the painting of banditry and extortion as the legitimate raising of taxes.
I learned that he was working and living in the Lower East Side, delivering orders for an Italian restaurant and raising two kids.
Robert Perske has long been an activist raising awareness of the issue of false confessions by people with ID.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The controlling center of consciousness is the extreme limit of the nares anteri.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
A ray of Consciousness is passed over that impression and you re-read it, you re-awaken the record.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Mine should be of pure steel; I have ordered her out of my consciousness these last weeks at the point of the bayonet.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
“Vait a minit, sir,” said Mr. Weller, raising his hand in a deprecatory manner.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
If he had cut her, he would have shown less contempt than in that stiff raising of the hat.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for consciousness-raising
- the process of developing awareness in a person or group of a situation regarded as wrong or unjust, with the aim of producing active participation in changing it
- (as modifier)a consciousness-raising group