having knowledge; conscious; cognizant: aware of danger.
informed; alert; knowledgeable; sophisticated: She is one of the most politically aware young women around.
Origin of aware
before 1100; Middle English,Related formsa·ware·ness, nounhy·per·a·ware, adjectiveself-a·ware, adjectivewell-a·ware, adjective
variant of iwar, Old English gewær
watchful (cognate with Old High German, Old Saxon giwar, German gewahr
), equivalent to ge- y-
+ wær ware2
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Derived Formsawareness, noun
(postpositive foll by of) having knowledge; cognizantaware of his error
informed of current developmentspolitically aware
Word Origin for aware
Old English gewær; related to Old Saxon, Old High German giwar Latin verērī to be fearful; see beware, wary
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Word Origin and History for hyperaware
late Old English gewær, from Proto-Germanic *ga-waraz (cf. Old Saxon giwar, Middle Dutch gheware, Old High German giwar, German gewahr), from *ga-, intensive prefix, + wær "wary, cautious" (see wary).
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